Latin name: Clematis ligusticifolia Nutt.
  Pronunciation: KLEM-at-is li-goose-ti-FO-lee-a

  Common name: Virgin's bower
  Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
  Habitat: Streamsides and moist places below 7000',
  many plant communities both cismontane and montane,
  usually climbing over bushes, Baja to British Columbia

  Blooming period: June to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Clematis
  2) ligusticifolia
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