Calystegia sepium (L.) R.Br.
Family: Convolvulaceae
hedge bindweed,  more...
[Calystegia sepium subsp. americana (L.) R.Br.,  more]
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Calystegia: from two Greek words kalux, "cup," and stegos, "a covering," and thus meaning "a covering cup" (?)
Plants: trailing or twining, perennial, herbaceous vine up to 10' long; from rhizomes
Leaves: triangular, stalk more than half as long as the leaf midvein leaf drawing
Flowers: white to pink, 5-parted, 1 1/2"-2 3/4" long, funnel-shaped, petals very shallowly-lobed, bracts large and just below the mostly equal sepals; usually solitary in each leaf axil; blooms June-Sept.
Habitat: wet; disturbed sites, meadows, prairies
Conservation Status: Native
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Steve C. Garske  
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Josh Sulman  
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Paul Drobot  
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Steve C. Garske  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Robert Bierman  
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Keir Morse  
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Paul Drobot  
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Steve C. Garske  
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Josh Sulman  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Paul Drobot  
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Josh Sulman  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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