Friday, April 15, 2016

Calystegia macrostegia (Morning Glory, Island False Bindweed)

4/3/05 Grotto Trail, Circle X Ranch, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area,
Ventura County, CA

 5/6/01 Gabrielino Trail (Chantry Flat to Sturtevant Falls), San Gabriel Mountains, 
Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County, CA

4/30/00 Gabrielino Trail (JPL to Oakwilde), Lower Arroyo Seco, San Gabriel Mountains,
Los Angeles County, CA 

8/18/04 Roadside off Hwy. 1 (Pacific Coast Hwy.), south of Big Sur, Monterey County, CA


COMMON NAME: Morning Glory, Island False Bindweed

SPECIES: Calystegia macrostegia

FAMILY: Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory Family)


LOCATION: Gabrielino Trail (JPL to Oakwilde), Lower Arroyo Seco, San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, CA


Treatment from The Jepson Manual (1993):

Perennial or subshrub from woody caudex, glabrous to densely short-hairy

Stem slender and weakly climbing to woody and high-climbing, 1–9 m

Leaf < 13 cm, generally widely triangular and lobed

Inflorescence: peduncle 1–several-flowered, generally > subtending leaf; bractlets 6–37 mm, 4–30 mm wide, lanceolate to ± round, entire, flat to sac-like, attached just below calyx and ± concealing it

Flower: sepals 7–25 mm; corolla 22–68 mm, white or fading pink

Ecology: Generally, dry, rocky ± coastal places

Elevation: < 1000 m.  

Bioregional distribution: Central Coast, c&s South Coast Ranges, Southwestern California  

Distribution outside California: to Mexico

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