Taxon  Report   9815    
Clematis ligusticifolia  Nutt.  var. brevifolia  Nutt.  
(no longer an active name)
Western white clematis
Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period

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, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Clematis ligusticifolia

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Clematis brevifolia
NOTE: Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia is no longer an active name.
More information about  Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2020).