Calystegia catesbeiana Pursh

Locations ofCalystegia catesbeiana Pursh in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Calystegia catesbeiana Pursh
Common Name
Catesby's False Bindweed
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Calystegia catesbeiana
The Lee County populations fit the general geographic range of this species, which is primarily distributed to the south and west of Virginia. The New Kent Co. (Coastal Plain) record is significantly disjunct and its habitat is atypical. The New Kent specimen (at NCU) was originally determined at C. sepium, but has been annotated twice to different species; it clearly merits critical re-evaluation.
Dry, rocky limestone woodlands in The Cedars region of Lee County; also reported from an oligohaline marsh edge along the York River in New Kent County (see Comments above). Rare, sw. mountains and c. Coastal Plain.
Native Status

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