Perennial, woody vine. Creamy white flowers in summer, 1” wide. Seed heads persist through winter; hairy looking seed heads.
- Target Audience:
- ODF, forestry, garden clubs, anyone doing riparian work
- ODA Listing:
- Plant Look Alikes:
- western white clematis
- Plant Impacts:
- Creeping vine has the ability to blanket shrubs and trees over 60 feet tall; plants grow on the ground in layers several feet thick, preventing the regeneration of any vegetation beneath. By increasing the amount of dead material in forests, old man’s beard destroys food sources for native wildlife.
- Plant Links:
- King County Old Man's Beard
- CWMA Actions List:
- collect data, fund with ODA grant