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|Family: Convolvulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calystegia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calystegia purpurata (Greene) Brummitt
Habit: Perennial herb from woody caudex, glabrous, often glaucous. Stem: trailing to strongly climbing, < 7 m. Leaf: blade generally 1.5--5 cm, triangular to reniform; lobes spreading, 2(3)-tipped; sinus V-shaped or +- closed. Inflorescence: peduncle 1--5-flowered, generally >> subtending leaf; bracts generally not hiding calyx, 2--16 mm, 0.4--1.5 mm wide, generally linear. Flower: sepals 7--14 mm; corolla 23--52 mm, white or cream to purple (often +- purple-striped).
Note: Subspecies intergrade.
eFlora Treatment Author: R.K. Brummitt
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Calystegia peirsonii
Next taxon: Calystegia purpurata subsp. purpurata
Citation for this treatment: R.K. Brummitt 2017. Calystegia purpurata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16871, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.