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|Family: Convolvulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Convolvulus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Convolvulus tricolor L.
Habit: Annual, short-lived perennial herb; hairs sparse to dense, spreading, +- red. Stem: to 60 cm. Leaf: < 6 cm, 6--13 mm wide, +- sessile, obovate to oblanceolate. Inflorescence: peduncle 1--5 cm, 1-flowered; bracts +- 5 mm, +- 10 mm below calyx, linear. Flower: calyx 6--8 mm, oblong, tip with short tooth; corolla 1.4--4 cm, center yellow, perimeter blue-purple, white between.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 20 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo (Salinas, Monterey Co.); Distribution Outside California: widely cultivated, native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Convolvulus simulans
Next taxon: Cressa
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston 2016. Convolvulus tricolor, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=88941, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.