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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Convolvulus equitans Benth.
Bindweed, Texas bindweed
USDA Symbol: COEQ
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Vine Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
AR , AZ , CA , CO , KS , NM , OK , TX , UT Native Habitat:
Common in prairies and disturbed areas of all but the eastern edge of Texas. Also to Kansas, Colorado, Arizona and Mexico. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Pretty morning glory-like flowers highlight non-aggressive climber.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
Seed Collection: Collect throughout summer.
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0789
Collected Apr 27, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike FoxNPSOT 0269
Collected July 4, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth WhiteNPSOT 0107
Collected Sept. 3, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry CliffeNPSOT 0181
Collected May 18, 1991 in Bexar County by Judith C. BerryNPSOT 0056
Collected May 18, 1990 in Bexar County by Lottie MillsapsNPSOT 0888
Collected May 20, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-DEM-1
Collected 2009-06-25 in Burnet County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff, GDB