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Clematis

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderRanunculalesBasal (evolved earlier) eudicots, also called “true dicots”
FamilyRanunculaceaeButtercup family
GenusClematisIn Greek means “long, lithe branches” and is an ancient name for some climbing plant

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Clematis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 4 Nov 2013.

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Clematis

Clematis (Clematis) · 7/6/2013 · Mike and Ellen’s, Shohola, PA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm) Species not yet identified

Clematis

Clematis (Clematis) · 7/6/2013 · Mike and Ellen’s, Shohola, PA
≈ 10 × 7" (25 × 16 cm) Species not yet identified

Clematis

Clematis (Clematis) · 7/6/2013 · Mike and Ellen’s, Shohola, PA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm) Species not yet identified