23
May
2011
Calystegia sepium
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Calystegia sepium

Synonyms - Convolvulus sepium L.

Popular names - cupa vacii, holbura, volbura de garduri, vilucchio bianco, campanelle, convolvolo delle diepi, hedge bindweed.

Distribution and Habitat - grows spontaneously throughout Europe and Asia, infesting herbaceous crops, grain, grow on the stems bush bush, from 0 to 1400 m altitude.

Description - herbaceous perennial rhizomatic. Strains glib, glabra or pubescent. Leaves petiolate, alternate, sagittal, the heart, acute tip, wavy edge. Bracteole 10-30 x 5-20 mm, top acute, reddish edges. Corolla large, infundibuliforma, 30-70 mm, white or pink. Stamens 15-30 mm. Ovar glabru, unilocular. Blooms in May-October. Global Fruit capsule contains 2-4 seeds, round and black.

Requirements - prefers clay soils, moist and rich in elements harboredive.


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