I really wouldn't! @Oliya
The Clematis alpina varieties are just as good for wildlife as the wild type, not thuggish, and much prettierhttps://www.taylorsclematis.co.uk/Clematis-alpina/
thank you for your responses. I gave it a quick google. It does look like traveller’s joy / old man’s beard. Apparently it’s good for wildlife so I’ll leave some of it for the time being…
Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.
The macropetalas like similar conditions, and are really beautiful.
It's a real stinker, that plant, isn't it @Palustris ?
I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...