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Morning Glory
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About Morning Glory (Calystegia purpurata) Calystegia purpurata is a species of morning glory known by the common name Pacific false bindweed. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the seaside scrub of the coastline and the chaparral of the coastal and inland valleys. It is a robust perennial herb growing from a woody caudex and extending spreading or climbing stems up to 70 centimeters. The lobed leaves are up to 5 centimeters long and generally triangular in shape. The flower cluster produces 1 to 5 flowers atop peduncles. The flower is a morning glory up to 5 centimeters wide, in color white, pink, purple, or white or cream with purple stripes.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Max. Height
2 ft (0.6 m)

Flower Color
White, Pink

Flowering Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter


Native Status
Native

Natural Setting
Sun
Sun

Elevation ?
-60' - 5323'

Annual Precip. ?
11.8" - 82.3"

Summer Precip. ?
0.14" - 2.96"

Coldest Month ?
38.2° F - 53.4° F

Hottest Month ?
55.9° F - 77.4° F

Humidity ?
0.01 vpd - 25.35 vpd

Landscaping Information
Ease of Care
Moderately Easy

Common uses
Bee Gardens

Nursery Availability
Commonly Available

Other Names
Common Names
Pacific False Bindweed


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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