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Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora (Shortstalk false bindweed)
Smith, R.W.

Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

Calystegia silvatica (Kit.) Griseb. ssp. fraterniflora (Mack. & Bush) Brummitt

Shortstalk False Bindweed

Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)

Synonym(s): Calystegia fraterniflora, Calystegia sepium var. fraterniflora, Convolvulus fraterniflorus, Convolvulus sepium var. fraterniflorus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Inflorescence: Cyme
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems trailing or twining, up to about 6 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , AR , CO , CT , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WV
Canada: SK

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora


Record Modified: 2022-11-03
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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