Sugarbowls - Clematis hirsutissima
(see State Rank Reason below)
MNPS Threat Rank
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Widespread in central and western Montana.
Stems erect, 15–50 cm at maturity. Leaves opposite, long-hairy; blades 2 to 3 times pinnately divided into linear segments <5 mm wide. Flowers urn-shaped, perfect, nodding, solitary, terminal; sepals violet, 20–45 mm long, tips recurved. Achene beaks 2–6 cm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
WA to MT, south to AZ, NM and OK (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Open woods to mesic grasslands at mid elevations.
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.