Taxon  Report   1370    
Calystegia purpurata  (Greene) Brummitt
Morning glory,  Pacific false bindweed, Smooth western morning glory
Calystegia purpurata
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Calystegia purpurata
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Calystegia purpurata
© 2003 Keir Morse
Calystegia purpurata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Calystegia purpurata
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Genus: Calystegia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Calystegia purpurata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).