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Clematis ochroleuca [= Viorna ochroleuca]

Curlyheads, Curly Heads

Scientific Name:

Clematis ochroleuca [= Viorna ochroleuca]

Genus:

Clematis

Species Epithet:

ochroleuca

Common Name:

Curlyheads, Curly Heads

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Green, Violet

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May, June

Growing Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Dry woodlands and woodland borders, generally over mafic or calcareous rocks, such as diabase, gabbro, or calcareous siltstone.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite, Whorled

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Not Assigned

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Plant

image

Tom Harville
Apr 09

Bloom and Stem

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Tom Harville
Apr 09

Bloom

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Tom Harville
Apr 09

Seedhead

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Tom Harville
Sep 08

Seedhead Closeup

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Tom Harville
Sep 08

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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