Evergreen climber. Leaves with 3 leaflets, toothed, dull above, often silvery veined above and purplish below. Sexes on different plants. Flowers axillary; anther appendage more or less pointed; spring and summer. Fruits feathery, 2-3 cm long.
Vic, NSW, Qld, Tas, WA
See C. glycinoides for differences with this species. Several attractive variants of this species are known.
Source: (1997). Clematis. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.