Taxon  Report   10890    
Fallopia convolvulus  (L.) A. Löve
Black bindweed
Fallopia convolvulus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Fallopia convolvulus
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Fallopia convolvulus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Fallopia 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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Fallopia convolvulus
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Fallopia
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Polygonum convolvulus var. convolvulus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Polygonum convolvulus
ICPN: Polygonum convolvulus var. convolvulus
More information about  Fallopia convolvulus
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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 23, 2019).