Convolvulus equitans [Convolvulaceae]

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Scientific Name Convolvulus equitans USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Texas Bindweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) SEINet
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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:, SEINet, and "Manual of Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston.
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