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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Convolvulus stans   FAMILY Convolvulaceae


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calystegia spithamaea ssp. purshiana   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Calystegia spithamaea ssp. stans

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Calystegia spithamaea ssp. stans

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-06-004:
Calystegia spithamaea   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Convolvulus purshianus

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Convolvulus spithamaeus

 

COMMON NAME:
Shale Bindweed


No pictures are available at this time.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Convolvulus stans   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calystegia spithamaea ssp. purshiana   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Calystegia spithamaea ssp. stans

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Calystegia spithamaea ssp. stans

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-06-004:
Calystegia spithamaea   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Convolvulus purshianus

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Convolvulus spithamaeus

 

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3310

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & possibly Georgia and/or South Carolina

Documented growing wild in GA? NC SC?

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in shale barrens and woodlands, less typically on limestone, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White (rarely pink)
5-merous or rarely 4-merous
5 sepals
Shallowly 5-lobed (or merely wavy-edged) campanulate to funnelform corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary (rarely 2-4) in lower leaf axils only

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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