Taxon  Report   9815 
Clematis ligusticifolia  Nutt.  var. brevifolia  Nutt.  (not an active name)
Western white clematis
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Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Genus: Clematis
Parent Record Clematis ligusticifolia
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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ICPN accepted name: Clematis ligusticifolia
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PLANTS: Clematis brevifolia
NOTE: Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia
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Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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