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Clematis glycinoides

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Clematis glycinoides at Wadbilliga, NSW - 10 Sep 2018
Clematis glycinoides at Wadbilliga, NSW - 10 Sep 2018
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Identification history

Clematis sp. 10 Sep 2018 BettyDonWood
Clematis aristata 10 Sep 2018 Maggie1

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On Digadoo at Dignams Creek. I know this as Old man's beard.

5 comments

   10 Sep 2018
It might be Clematis glycyphylla which flowers earlier than aristata. The photo of the leaves is not good enough to say which.
Maggie1 wrote:
   11 Sep 2018
I did look at that but the leaves of this Clematis had pointy bits on its edge and the picture of glycyphylla seemed to have a smooth edging. I'll put up a hopefully better photo of the leaf.
Maggie1 wrote:
   11 Sep 2018
Have added the leaf photo to this sighting - hope that helps.
   11 Sep 2018
I know glycinoides has just started flowering and I'm pretty sure aristata flowers a bit later. The business with toothed vs entire leaf margins is not a reliable feature to differentiate them. I go on leaf texture (thick for aristata, thin for glycinoides).
Maggie1 wrote:
   11 Sep 2018
Thanks for the info Jackie

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 10 Sep 2018 03:20 PM Recorded on
  • Maggie1 Recorded by

Additional information

  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height

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