Calystegia sepium (L.) R. Br.

Taxonomy: Fam. Convolvulaceae// Genus: Calystegia// Species: Calystegia sepium (L.) R. Br.

Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Matevski, 2010).

Lifeform: Perennial; Hemicryptophyte according to the Raunkiær system.

Distribution: Native to the temperate and subtropical regions – Europe to Siberia and Japan, Northwest and South Africa, Australia, North America, South America- Peru according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal.

Habitat: Near rivers, river gorges, sparse woods, wet places.

Flowering period:  Summer – autumn: JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP.

Calystegia sepium – habit. Hills between the gorge of “Kochanska” River and the Kochani landfill, 20.06.2021. Photo By Trajche Dimitrovski.
Calystegia sepium – flower. Hills between the gorge of “Kochanska” River and the Kochani landfill, 20.06.2021. Photo By Trajche Dimitrovski.
Calystegia sepium – flower with calyx and bracts. Hills between the gorge of “Kochanska” River and the Kochani landfill, 20.06.2021. Photo By Trajche Dimitrovski.
Calystegia sepium –corolla tube, calyx and bracts. Hills between the gorge of “Kochanska” River and the Kochani landfill, 20.06.2021. Photo By Trajche Dimitrovski.
Calystegia sepium – leaves. Hills between the gorge of “Kochanska” River and the Kochani landfill, 20.06.2021. Photo By Trajche Dimitrovski.
Calystegia sepium – leaf and flower bud. Hills between the gorge of “Kochanska” River and the Kochani landfill, 20.06.2021. Photo By Trajche Dimitrovski.
Calystegia sepium – flower. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 28.08.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Calystegia sepium – flower. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 28.08.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Calystegia sepium – flower with calyx and bracts. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 28.08.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski
Calystegia sepium – stems with leaves. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 28.08.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Calystegia sepium (L.) R.Br. Plants of the World Online portal, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30033025-2 [Accessed 10.07.2021].

Matevski, V. (2010). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. II, Book 1. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

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