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Old Man's Beard Clematis. The ancient hedges around #Denbury_in_Devon are full of this at the moment. I love seeing it, but recently heard that in New Zealand it's considered a pest plant and is dug out. Fun fact (just for @weird_westcountry ) -Apparently, in the 'Olden Days' (my favourite time in all of history) tramps entering a new town or village would cut the stems & rub the sap on their skin as an irritant to make their skin look sore. This would then induce sympathy from the townsfolk and hopefully result in more donations. In France it is known as 'herbe aux gueux' – The Beggar's Herb.
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