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Calystegia macrostegia ssp. intermedia

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Species Name: Calystegia macrostegia ssp. intermedia
Common Name: Island False Bindweed

A delicate but vigorous twining vine with morning glory-like flowers in spring. It can climb a trellis or fence, or it can trail along the ground. It will spread by underground rhizomes.

Plant Family: Convulvulaceae
Plant Type: Vine
Height by Width: 3-20' long
Growth Habit: Twining, spreading by rhizomes
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Distribution: South Coast, southern Channel Islands, southern Western Transverse Ranges, San Gabriels, northern Peninsular Ranges
Natural Habitat: Coastal or inland hills

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