Calflora
Taxon  Report   8426    
Calystegia sepium  (L.) R. Br.
Western hedge bindweed
Calystegia sepium
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calystegia sepium
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Calystegia sepium
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Calystegia sepium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Calystegia sepium
© Nick Kurzenko
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh, freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
More information about  Calystegia sepium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CASE13)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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