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