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Netleaf Leather Flower

Clematis reticulata

Description:

The plant can be identified by its angled, vining stems, rounded leaflets, and purple flowers. The leaflets of the leaves are thick and have reticulate venation.

Habitat:

Native to the South-Eastern and Southern states. Dry sandy woods, savannahs. This one was photographed at the Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve near Windsor (Aiken County), SC.

Notes:

Flowering spring-summer (May-Jun).

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7 Comments

DonnaBollenbach
DonnaBollenbach 8 years ago

Nice leather flower. Love seeing these in the woods.

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Very nice shot.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

Love these :)

injica
injica 8 years ago

Lovely flowers :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

What a beautiful flower. Great spotting Ken :)

Very pretty!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Beautiful picture!

KenCheeks
Spotted by
KenCheeks

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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