Invasive Plant Factsheet: Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora)

Also known as Sweet Autumn Virginsbower, this ornamental species was introduced from Japan and China and is still widely sold in the nursery trade. It produces tremendous amounts of seed, allowing it to escape from cultivation into fencerows and roadsides where It forms a dense tangle that can smother native vegetation. It is reported as invasive in the eastern half of the U. S., in Arlington and Alexandria, and in nearby national parks.

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2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet Print Version (Legal Size):
Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora)

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