Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2856

Herbaceous vine, trailing or infrequently twining
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon

Look for it around rock outcrops, in openings, glades, & open woodlands at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
5-parted calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary
Flowers in discontinuous clusters in branched racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black, lustrous
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygonum cilinode   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 063-04-020:
Polygonum cilinode   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Tiniaria cilinodis

 

COMMON NAME:
Fringed Climbing Buckwheat, Fringed Black Bindweed, Fringed Bindweed


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image of Fallopia cilinodis, Fringed Climbing Buckwheat, Fringed Black Bindweed, Fringed Bindweed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_tici3_001_lvd