Clematis glaucophylla

Small

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 24: 337. 1897.

Common names: Glaucous clematis
Endemic
Synonyms: Viorna glaucophylla (Small) Small
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems viny, to 5 m, glabrous. Leaf-blade 1-pinnate; leaflets 4-10 plus additional tendril-like terminal leaflet, proximal leaflets usually 3-lobed or 3-foliolate, distal leaflets usually unlobed, ovate, 3-10 × 2-7.5 cm, ± thin, not prominently reticulate adaxially; surfaces abaxially glabrous and glaucous. Inflorescences axillary, 1-3-flowered; bracts about 1/3 distance from base of peduncle. Flowers ovoid; sepals deep rose-red to purplish red, ovatelanceolate, 2-2.5 cm, margins not expanded, thick, not crispate, tomentose, tips long-acuminate, ± recurved, abaxially glabrous. Achenes: bodies appressed-pubescent; beak 5-6 cm, plumose. 2n = 16.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Stream banks in rich, neutral to slightly acid soils
Elevation: 0-100 m

Distribution

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Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss., Okla.

Discussion

Reports of Clematis glaucophylla from other southeastern states have been based on misidentified specimens (W. M. Dennis 1976). Recent reports of the species in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Virginia have not been confirmed.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

No values specified."thick" is not a number.

... more about "Clematis glaucophylla"
flattened +
James S. Pringle +
cuneate +, truncate +  and cordate +
Undefined subg. Viorna +
curved +  and straight +
variable +
plumose +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
appressed-pubescent +
scale-like;leaflike +
globose;cylindric +
Glaucous clematis +
bracteate +  and 3-7-flowered +
paired +  and solitary +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
ovate +  and unlobed +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Miss. +  and Okla. +
0-100 m +
filiform +  and flattened +
bracteate +  and 3-7-flowered +
paired +  and solitary +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
sessile +  and aggregate +
flattened-ellipsoid;terete;flattened-ellipsoid;terete;lenticular +
Stream banks in rich, neutral to slightly acid soils +
cordate +  and orbiculate oblong lanceolate or oblanceolate lobed or unlobed +
cordate +  and orbiculate oblong lanceolate or oblanceolate lobed or unlobed +
palmate +  and pinnate +
not crispate +
not expanded +
1-many-flowered +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
distinct +
conspicuous +
reduced +
Flowering spring–summer. +
5 +  and 150 +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
not arillate +  and stalked +
rose-red;purplish red +
not persistent +
distinct +
abaxially glabrous +  and silky hirsute or tomentose +
3 +  and 6 +
ovatelanceolate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (500 cm5,000 mm <br />5 m <br />) +
persistent +
glaucous;glabrous +
Viorna glaucophylla +
Clematis glaucophylla +
Clematis subg. Viorna +
species +
long-acuminate +
annual +  and perennial +