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Calystegia malacophylla

Calystegia malacophylla (Greene) Munz

Sierra False Bindweed, Sierran False Bindweed, Sierra Morning Glory, Sierra Morning-glory, Woolly Morning Glory

Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory family)


USDA Symbol: CAMA38

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems decumbent to ascending, up to about 3 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes appearing pale yellowish white to pale yellow.


Native Habitat: Dry slopes, chaparral.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-30
Research By: CBR

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