Calystegia pulchra

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Calystegia pulchra
Calystegia pulchra bluete.jpeg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Calystegia
Species: C. pulchra
Binomial name
Calystegia pulchra
Brummitt & Heyw.

Calystegia pulchra is a species of morning glory known by the common name hairy bindweed. This is a climbing plant which may exceed three meters in height [1] The bright pink corolla may be 5 to 7 centimeters [2] and has distinct white stripes. This species is a weedy wildflower which has naturalized in many areas, including much of Europe. It is also grown as an ornamental plant. The exact origin of C. pulchra is unknown; it may be the result of hybridization between other Calystegia species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hairy Bindweed grows to 3 meters
  2. ^ Size of hairy bindweed's corolla