Convolvulus equitans

Click on the images below to see larger versions.

Scientific Name Convolvulus equitans USDA PLANTS Symbol
COEQ
Common Name Texas Bindweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
30706
Family Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) SEINet Reference
Click Here
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: www.kswildflower.org, SEINet, and "Manual of Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston.
Texas Status
Native

© Tom Lebsack 2018