Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3591

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) (SC)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Calystegia sepium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Convolvulus sepium var. fraterniflorus

 

COMMON NAME:
Twin-flowered Bindweed, Short-stalk False Bindweed


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cofr7_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm140701_504

July    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

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JK Marlow    jkm140701_505

July    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Bracts distinctly overlap and conceal the majority of the sepals, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

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JK Marlow    jkm140701_514

July    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Flowers occasionally in pairs in axils, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

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JK Marlow    jkm140701_516

July    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Margins of bracts overlapping at least half their length, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_silvatica_frater

July        

picture of -, image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140804_305

August    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Leaf sinus broad and usually squared-off (quadrate) with 2 parallel sides, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

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JK Marlow    jkm140804_308

August    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

picture of -, image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140804_309

August    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

picture of -, image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140814_497

August    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Stems strongly twining, to 4m+ long; flowers borne along middle & upper stems, per Weakley's Flora.