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Hedge False Bindweed - Calystegia sepium
Other Names:  Hedge Bindweed, Wild Morning-glory, Bugle Vine, Heavenly Trumpets, Convolvulus sepium

Non-native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA
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 et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range

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

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 8

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  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Boggs, K. W. 1984. Succession in riparian communities of the lower Yellowstone River, Montana. M.S. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman, 107 pp.
    • Rundquist, V.M. 1973. Avian ecology on stock ponds in two vegetational types in north-central Montana. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 112 p.
    • Seipel, T.F. 2006. Plant species diversity in the sagebrush steppe of Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 87 p.
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