|Scientific Name||Convolvulus equitans||USDA PLANTS Symbol||COEQ|
|Common Name||Texas Bindweed||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||30706|
|Family||Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)||SEINet
|Description||Habitat: Prairies, roadsides, disturbed areas.
Plant: Vine up to 6 feet long, hairy, prostrate or twining stems.
Leaves: Variable, ovate-elliptic to triangular-lanceolate or narrowly oblong with projecting basal lobes; dense, fine hairs on both surfaces.
Inflorescence: Solitary flowers 3/4 to 1–1/2 in. across, white to light pink, often with red center.
Bloom Period: April to October.
References: Kansas Wildflowers & Grasses, SEINet, and "Manual of Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston.
|BONAP Distribution Map
Map Color Key
Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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