Old Man's Beard
Whole
Ellura
Old Man's Beard
Flower
 
    
Old Man's Beard (Clematis microphylla)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Buttercup (Ranunculales)
Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
Species: Old Man's Beard (Clematis microphylla)
This Photo:     Structure

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Not really a shrub, but a climber. Too big to put under Forbs.
Creamy large flowers with 4 long oval petals.
Green leaves. New stems are green going dark reddish brown with age.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 30-Aug-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)