Scientific Name

Calystegia macrostegia (Greene) Brummitt. 

Family

Convolvulaceae

General

A creeping and climbing vine with large white, trumpet-shaped flowers.  A disturbance pioneer and fire follower.          

CI

Encountered in nearly all habitats around CSUCI, blooming nearly year-round.

This species is easily propagated from seeds, but be warned it grows rapidly, aggressively covering other plants. 

References

More on this species at CalFlora.

The Jepson Manual (2012:  656, Calystegia by R. K. Brummitt).

Dale (2000:  100).  

McAuley (1996:  314).

 

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Calystegia macrostegia along path to east of University Glen, CI (23 February 2003). 

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Calystegia macrostegia along the east side of park at University Glen, CI, Easter Morning (22 March 2008). 

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Calystegia macrostegia along the east side of park at University Glen, CI, Easter Morning (22 March 2008).