Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4357

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in openings, woodland edges, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pale 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 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 (6/30/18):
Convolvulus americanus   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calystegia sepium ssp. americana   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Calystegia sepium ssp. americanum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-06-002:
Calystegia sepium   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Convolvulus sepium var. repens

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Convolvulus americanus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Convolvulus repens

INCLUDING Convolvulus sepium var. americanus

 

COMMON NAME:
Northeastern Bindweed


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