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Calystegia subacaulis

Calystegia subacaulis Hook. & Arn.

Hillside False Bindweed, Hill Morning Glory, Stemless Morning Glory, Stemless Morning-glory

Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory family)


USDA Symbol: CASU19

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 8 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: White or cream, tinged pink or purple.


Native Habitat: Dry, open scrub, woodlands.

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


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

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