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Hedge False Bindweed - Calystegia sepium
Other Names:  Convolvulus sepium

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems prostrate or twining, 1–3 m long. Herbage glabrous to sparsely pubescent. Leaves sagittate, acuminate, cordate-based, 3–8 cm long; petiole 1–7 cm long. Flowers solitary; peduncle 1–10 cm long; calyx 8–17 mm long, the segments lanceolate, completely enveloped by 2 subtending, leaf-like bracts; corolla white, 3–7 cm long; stigmas 2-lobed, stamens included. Capsule ca. 1 cm long, 1-locular (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range

Range Comments
Introduced throughout temperate N. America; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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