Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4358

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Coastal Plain

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

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
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 (2/8/20):
Convolvulus limnophilus   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Plain Bindweed


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