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Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia (Coastal Morning-glory)

Somewhat common, native perennial vine found in multiple habitats. Flowers are generally white, but sometime contain light pink. Blooms winter to spring.

Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia (coast morning glory). NATIVE. Winter.


Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia (coast morning glory). NATIVE. Pictured in Winter.


Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia (coast morning glory). NATIVE. Pictured in Winter.


Calystegia macrostegia (Coast morning-glory) looks similar to the non-native Convolvulus arvensis (bindweed). The photo above shows a comparison between Convolvulus arvensis (left) and Calystegia macrostegia (right). Note the difference in size and leaf shape.