COMMON NAME: Piute Morning Glory
FAMILY: Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory Family)
Stem stiffly erect or intertwining, 3–10 dm
Leaf < 6 cm, linear to narrowly triangular; lobes linear; sinus rounded; upper leaves less lobed
Inflorescence: peduncle generally 1-flowered, < 20 cm, >> subtending leaf; bractlets 3–17 mm, 0.2–3 mm wide, linear, often with basal lobes, generally alternate, attached 4–50 mm below calyx
Flower: sepals 8–11 mm; corolla 28–36 mm, white or cream to pale pink or lavender
Ecology: Dry, rocky places, desert scrub
Elevation: 600–1300 m.
Bioregional distribution: s California Floristic Province, Desert
Distribution outside California: Nevada, Arizona
Flowering time: May–Jul
Synonyms: Convolvulus l. S. Watson, C. linearilobus Eastw
Intergrades with C. macrostegia subsp. tenuifolia in San Diego Co., C. peirsonii in Los Angeles Co., C. malacophylla subsp. pedicellata in San Luis Obispo Co
Horticultural information: DRY: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 &SUN: 15, 16, 17, 24.