Calflora
Taxon  Report   2255    
Clematis ligusticifolia  Nutt.
Creek clematis,   Western virgin's bower,   Western white clematis,   Yerba de chiva
Clematis ligusticifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Ranunculaceae  
Genus: Clematis

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian, many plant communities

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPNClematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia
ICPNClematis ligusticifolia var. californica
ICPNClematis ligusticifolia var. ligusticifolia
More information about  Clematis ligusticifolia

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/21/2021).