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|Family: Convolvulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Convolvulus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Convolvulus althaeoides L.
Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: climbing. Leaf: 3--4 cm, lower shallowly lobed or notched, upper deeply 3--many-lobed. Inflorescence: peduncle 3--4 cm, 1-flowered, reflexed below flower. Flower: calyx 10--11 mm, lobes unequal, widely ovate or spoon-shaped; corolla 3--4 cm, funnel-shaped, purple to deep pink. Chromosomes: 2n=40.
Ecology: Disturbed places; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SW (reported from SNF); Distribution Outside California: native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: May--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Convolvulus
Next taxon: Convolvulus arvensis
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston 2016. Convolvulus althaeoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20202, accessed on May 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 31, 2016.