Clematis hirsutissima var. scottii

(Porter) R. O. Erickson

Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 30: 47. 1943.

Common names: Scott's clematis
Basionym: Clematis scottii Porter Syn. Fl. Colorado, 1. 1874
Synonyms: Viorna scottii (Porter) Rydberg
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems simple or branched, erect or ± sprawling. Leaf blade: primary leaflets 7-13; leaflets and larger lobes narrowly to broadly lanceolate or ovate, 1-6 cm × 5-15 mm, surfaces nearly glabrous to sparsely hirsute.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Dry to moist mountain meadows, thickets, and rocky slopes
Elevation: 1500-3200 m


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Colo., Nebr., N.Mex., Okla., S.Dak., Wyo.


The leaflets of Clematis hirsutissima var. scottii are usually more widely spaced than those of C. hirsutissima var. hirsutissima.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

James S. Pringle +
(Porter) R. O. Erickson +
Clematis scottii +
Scott's clematis +
Colo. +, Nebr. +, N.Mex. +, Okla. +, S.Dak. +  and Wyo. +
1500-3200 m +
Dry to moist mountain meadows, thickets, and rocky slopes +
Flowering spring–summer. +
Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. +
Viorna scottii +
Clematis hirsutissima var. scottii +
Clematis hirsutissima +
variety +