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Addison's Leatherflower (Clematis addisonii)

Clematis addisonii flower close-up in situ in Virginia.

Photo Credit: Don Marsille
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • State: VA
  • Nature Serve ID: 160003
  • Lifeform: Vine
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/10/1987

Where is Addison's Leatherflower (Clematis addisonii) located in the wild?

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Addison's Leatherflower can be found in Virginia

Which CPC Partners conserve Addison's Leatherflower (Clematis addisonii)?

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Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 04/16/2024
  • Living Collection

As of March 2024, Mt. Cuba Center holds Clematis addisonii in living collection.

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

Known now from only from 3 counties in western Virginia and may be restricted to areas underlain by Elbrook Formation dolomite. 11 populations are known extant in the past 2 decades (1992 - 2011).

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Taxon Clematis addisonii
Authority Britt. ex Vail
Family Ranunculaceae
CPC Number 998
ITIS 18687
Duration Perennial
Common Names Addison's Leatherflower | Addison's Virgin's Bower
Associated Scientific Names Clematis addisonii | Clematis viornioides | Coriflora addisonii | Viorna addisonii
State Rank
State State Rank
Virginia S1?
Ecological Relationships


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