Clematis ligusticifolia

Western White Clematis
Clematis ligusticifolia

Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
AKA: Virgin's Bower, Old Man's Beard
Photo taken on: July 31, 2011
Location: Chama Valley, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Stream sides and open woods

A trailing vine to 20ft long which climbs shrubs, trees and fences. arrow

Clematis ligusticifolia - seeds

Numerous flowers produce seeds covered in long silky hairs.

Photo taken on: September 6, 2012
Location: Abiquiu, NM

Flora of North America reference.

White/Cream Round Clusters