Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1121

Climbing herbaceous vine
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in GA)

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Greenish/ Whitish/ Pinkish
Bisexual
5-parted calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary
Flowers in axillary fascicles or racemes

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Black, dull
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Fallopia convolvulus   FAMILY Polygonaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygonum convolvulus var. convolvulus   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 063-04-021:
Polygonum convolvulus   FAMILY Polygonaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Climbing Buckwheat, Nimblewill, Black Bindweed


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image of Fallopia convolvulus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_tico5_001_lvd

        

image of Fallopia convolvulus

JK Marlow    jkm140823_103

August    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Fallopia convolvulus

JK Marlow    jkm140823_104

August    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Fallopia convolvulus

JK Marlow    jkm0309c_15

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Fallopia convolvulus

JK Marlow    jkm0409d_09

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Fallopia convolvulus

JK Marlow    jkm0409d_12

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Fallopia convolvulus

JK Marlow    jkm0409d_22

September    Greenville County    SC

Flowers in axillary fascicles or racemes. Calyx green to white or pinkish, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Fallopia convolvulus

JK Marlow    s021006_a

October    Greenville County    SC

Leaf apex acute to acuminate, leaf base cordate to cordate-sagittate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.