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|Family: Convolvulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Convolvulus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Convolvulus arvensis L.
Habit: Perennial herb from deep, persistent root. Stem: prostrate, tufted, or twining. Leaf: generally 2--3 cm, hastate, tip generally rounded. Inflorescence: peduncles generally 2.5--6 cm, 1--several-flowered, in fruit generally reflexed; bracts +- linear. Flower: calyx +- 5 mm, lobes oblong; corolla 2--2.5 cm, funnel-shaped, white, +- pink abaxially, especially at folds, margin entire. Fruit: +- 8 mm. Chromosomes: n=24.
Ecology: Roadsides, open areas in many plant communities; Elevation: < 2610 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA (rare GB, D); Distribution Outside California: native to Europe. Flowering Time: Mar--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Convolvulus althaeoides
Next taxon: Convolvulus simulans
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston 2016. Convolvulus arvensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20203, 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.