OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calystegia catesbeiana   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Calystegia catesbeiana ssp. catesbeiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Weakley's Flora (2018)
Convolvulus catesbeianus

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Flora of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen [& Franck], 2015 et seq.)
Calystegia catesbeiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Key to the bindweeds (Calystegia/Convolvulus, Convolvulaceae) of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013)
Calystegia catesbeiana ssp. catesbeiana

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Calystegia spithamaea

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-06-003?:
Calystegia sericata   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Catesby's Bindweed, Catesby's False Bindweed


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image of Convolvulus catesbyanus, Catesby's Bindweed, Catesby's False Bindweed

JK Marlow    jkm180504_1655

May    Meriwether-Talbot Counties    GA

Sprewell Bluff WMA

Its large bracts almost hide sepals, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

image of Convolvulus catesbyanus, Catesby's Bindweed, Catesby's False Bindweed

JK Marlow    jkm180504_1656

May    Meriwether-Talbot Counties    GA

Sprewell Bluff WMA

image of Convolvulus catesbyanus, Catesby's Bindweed, Catesby's False Bindweed

JK Marlow    jkm180505_1853

May    Pike County    GA

Camp Thunder VPA

Flowers borne mostly from lower or median axils, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

image of Convolvulus catesbyanus, Catesby's Bindweed, Catesby's False Bindweed

JK Marlow    jkm180505_1858

May    Pike County    GA

Camp Thunder VPA

Leaves velvety, but not densely tomentose, and smaller than ssp. sericata, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calystegia catesbeiana   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Calystegia catesbeiana ssp. catesbeiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Weakley's Flora (2018)
Convolvulus catesbeianus

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Flora of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen [& Franck], 2015 et seq.)
Calystegia catesbeiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Key to the bindweeds (Calystegia/Convolvulus, Convolvulaceae) of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013)
Calystegia catesbeiana ssp. catesbeiana

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Calystegia spithamaea

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-06-003?:
Calystegia sericata   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

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

 

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4263

Herbaceous vine, trailing or weakly twining
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in Mountains, rare elsewhere

Habitat: Longleaf pine savannas, marsh edges, openings in dry to dry-mesic montane forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White
5-merous or rarely 4-merous
5 sepals
Shallowly 5-lobed (or merely wavy-edged) funnelform corolla
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary in lower or middle leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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