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Calystegia malacophylla ssp. pedicellata

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Species Name: Calystegia malacophylla ssp. pedicellata
Common Name: Jepson's Morning Glory, Sierra False Bindweed

This morning glory trails more than it climbs. It will grow along the ground and trail over walls. It's modest size makes it more manageable in small spaces than other species of morning glory vine.

Plant Family: Convolvulaceae
Plant Type: Vine
Height by Width: 1-2' H x 1-3' W
Growth Habit: Trailing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 5700'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?:
Distribution: San Francisco Bay, South Coast Range, Western Transverse Range
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes, chaparral. Elevation: 900-5700'

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