Taxon  Report   6745 
Polygonum convolvulus  L.  (not an active name; please see Fallopia convolvulus)
Black bindweed
Polygonum convolvulus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Polygonum convolvulus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Polygonum convolvulus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Polygonum
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands: [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Fallopia convolvulus
NOTE: Polygonum convolvulus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Polygonum convolvulus
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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