Small-leaved Clematis

Clematis microphylla DC.

A woody climbing shrub often found scrambling over other vegetation or rocky outcrops. Leaves are lance-shaped in threes, dull green or greyish and each leaflet is up to three centimetres long. Clematis are dioecious, the male and female flowers are carried on different plants. The flowers are up to four centimetres across, greenish-cream and cover the climber from August to November. The flowers, of female plants, produce one-seeded, small, dry fruits that have a feathery tail. The fruits are very light and the feathery tail allows them to be dispersed by the wind

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What habitats does Clematis microphylla live in?

a wide range of habitats, including coastal shrub-land

What is the distribution of Clematis microphylla?

It occurs in all states and the ACT, but not in the Northern Territory

How big does Clematis microphylla grow?

Can grow to around 3m high

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