Clematis versicolor
(Pale Leather Flower)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Pale Leather Flower
    Synonyms: Coriflora versicolor, Viorna versicolor
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May to June
    Status: Native

Clematis versicolor, or Pale Leather Flower, is a vine native to the Ozark region of the United States. It grows in open woods, rocky outcrops and glades. It blooms in mid to late spring with flowers that can be red or purple, with also some whitish mixed in.

There are many Clematis species in the US. Many are rare and specific to certain areas. More information will be posted later on differentiating this species from others.

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