Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3490

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in dry limestone areas, per Weakley's Flora

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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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Calystegia spithamaea ssp. spithamaea   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calystegia spithamaea ssp. spithamaea   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 158-06-004?:
Calystegia spithamaea   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Convolvulus spithamaeus

 

COMMON NAME:
Low Bindweed, Upright Bindweed