Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3591

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) (SC)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/ Pinkish
5-merous or rarely 4-merous
5 sepals
Shallowly 5-lobed (or merely wavy-edged) campanulate to funnelform corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers 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 (5/21/15):
Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Calystegia sepium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Convolvulus sepium var. fraterniflorus

 

COMMON NAME:
Twin-flowered Bindweed, Short-stalk False Bindweed


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image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cofr7_001_lvd

        

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140701_504

July    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140701_505

July    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Bracts distinctly overlap and conceal the majority of the sepals, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140701_514

July    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Flowers occasionally in pairs in axils, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140701_516

July    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Margins of bracts overlapping at least half their length, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_silvatica_frater

July        

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140804_305

August    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

Leaf sinus broad and usually squared-off (quadrate) with 2 parallel sides, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140804_308

August    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140804_309

August    Greenville County    SC

Cleveland Park

image of Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

JK Marlow    jkm140814_497

August    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Stems strongly twining, to 4m+ long; flowers borne along middle & upper stems, per Weakley's Flora.