Clematis vitalba 30 PCS fresh seeds, Old man's beard, Traveller's joy, Methuselah’s beard, Bearded lichen, Climbing shrub, White flowers
Old man's beard, Traveller's joy, Methuselah’s beard, Bearded lichen, Climbing shrub, White flowers (lat. Clematis vitalba).
A species of flowering plants of the genus Clematis (Clematis) of the Buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). A lianoid shrub with strongly ribbed, and later cracked bark and branches clinging to the support with the help of curling long petioles of leaves.
Leaves on long petioles, opposite, complex, unpaired, consisting of five whole or less often three-lobed leaflets. The leaflets are ovate, 3-10 cm long, 3-4.5 cm wide, pointed or pointed, rounded or slightly heart-shaped at the base, diffusely pubescent or almost naked. Usually large-toothed at the edges.
The flowers are white, slightly fragrant, about 2 cm in diameter, numerous, collected in paniculate inflorescences. The sepals are oblong, blunt, densely white-pubescent on the outside, small, up to 10 mm long. Flowering in June - July.
Fruits are achenes, 7 mm long, 4 mm wide, with a thickened margin and a pinnately pubescent spout up to 4 cm long, collected in maned heads.
It grows in thickets of shrubs, in forests, on the edges and on rocky mountain slopes.