Clematis forum: Does this look like a clematis vine?

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Name: Angie
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May 8, 2011 3:50 PM CST
Here is a mystery vine that comes up every year in my border. I've been pulling it out, because I have not planted a clem in this spot. Does anyone know what this is?
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It's probably just a noxious viney weed, but thought I'd let it grow a while and check it out.
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Name: Zuzu
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May 8, 2011 9:54 PM CST


It could be a clematis, Angie. It looks like my c. Armandii.

Then again, it could be a noxious weed. Hilarious!
Name: Carolyn Madden
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Jul 10, 2011 8:12 PM CST
Looks like a clematis to me too. I'd let it go and see what type of flowers and growth you get from it.

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