Ranunculaceae
Clematis hirsutissima

Sugar Bowls

Cluster. Stems erect, not vine-like. Leaves in pairs on stem; upper leaves pinnately divided 2 or 3 times, segments linear; lower leaves smaller, entire. Flowers urn-shaped, with long stalks. Flower nodding, leathery, rose on inside with purple on outside, long hairs on tube exterior, tips curved back. Seed with dense plumes to 2 in. long. Found in woods, often under pine, to about 6500 ft.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 6--24 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Wallowas
  • Native: Yes