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Calystegia catesbeiana

Calystegia catesbeiana Pursh

Catesby's False Bindweed

Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory Family)

Synonym(s): Calystegia catesbeiana ssp. sericata, Calystegia catesbiana, Calystegia catesbiana ssp. sericata, Calystegia sericata, Convolvulus sericatus, Convolvulus spithamaea var. catesbeiana, Convolvulus spithamaea var. catesbiana

USDA Symbol: CACA101

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Trailing stems up to about 2 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


USA: AL , FL , GA , IN , NC , SC , TN , VA , WV

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Calystegia catesbeiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Calystegia catesbeiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Calystegia catesbeiana


Record Modified: 2023-03-21
Research By: CBR

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