Photo of Clematis: The Leaves Do not Look Right

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Name: Kim
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Chillybean
Aug 10, 2015 10:57 AM CST
These leaves are smooth, so I do not believe this plant is the Clematis Virginiana, which has toothed leaves. Could this be confirmed?

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pirl
Aug 10, 2015 12:54 PM CST
Leaves of Virginiana:
Thumb of 2015-08-10/pirl/baeb60

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pardalinum
Aug 10, 2015 1:42 PM CST
The leaves look like they might be from a different plant and the frond of flowers are hanging in front. It's a possibility.

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bamira
Aug 10, 2015 7:26 PM CST
It is a mistake, leaves Ligustrum vulgare Hilarious!
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plantladylin
Aug 13, 2015 11:05 AM CST
bamira,
I was confused about those leaves too ... do you think you could edit the photo; maybe caption it as follows or something similar so that there isn't future confusion?

Caption: Photo by Malcolm Manners. Clematis virginiana bloom; background leaves are Ligustrum vulgare
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bamira
Aug 13, 2015 1:49 PM CST
plantladylin said:bamira,
I was confused about those leaves too ... do you think you could edit the photo; maybe caption it as follows or something similar so that there isn't future confusion?

Caption: Photo by Malcolm Manners. Clematis virginiana bloom; background leaves are Ligustrum vulgare


I agree
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Chillybean
Oct 19, 2015 9:37 AM CST
Could this then be moved to the Multi-plants section of this page, or deleted?? There is already so much confusion between the native clematis and the Asian variety.
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Calif_Sue
Oct 24, 2015 12:58 AM CST

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I moved it to the generic entry. Thumbs up
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