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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Convolvulus spithamaeus   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   Go to FSUS key


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

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Convolvulus spithamaeus

 

COMMON NAME:
Low Bindweed, Upright Bindweed


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image of Convolvulus spithamaeus, Low Bindweed, Upright Bindweed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cosp6_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Convolvulus spithamaeus   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

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

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Convolvulus spithamaeus

 

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3490

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: 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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