Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Clematis ligusticifolia Nuttall
(Virgin's Bower, Traveler's Joy)

Family: Ranunculaceae

Status: Native

Clematis neomexicana Wooton & Standley

Clematis ligusticifolia is a lower elevation vine. It shrouds smaller shrubs. The flowers are white with acute teeth on long leaflets. It grows on dry plains.
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Clematis ligusticifolia, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., WD Ranch Road, Aug. 28, 2007

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