Calystegia spithamaea (L.) Pursh
Family: Convolvulaceae
low bindweed,  more...
[Calystegia spithamaea subsp. spithamaea (L.) Pursh,  more]
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Steve C. Garske  
Etymology: Calystegia: from two Greek words kalux, "cup," and stegos, "a covering," and thus meaning "a covering cup" (?)
Plants: erect, perennial, 3"-20" tall forb
Leaves: oblong, stalk less 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 shallowly-lobed, bracts large and just below the mostly equal sepals; drawing usually solitary in each leaf axil; blooms June-July
Habitat: dry; forests, woods, fields; in rocky, sandy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Merel R. Black  
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Steve C. Garske  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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Kitty Kohout  
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Derek Anderson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Janice Stiefel  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Merel R. Black  
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