Saturday, July 31, 2010

Clematis glaucophylla

Clematis glaucophylla

Clematis glaucophylla is one of the most beautiful vines native to the United States. The clear liquid dripping from some of the flowers is not water. It is nectar and it serves to lure hummingbirds, which are this plant's principal pollinator.

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