Calystegia sepium (Linnaeus 1753) Brown 1810 (Family Convolvulaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 150-300cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - October (Earliest: 4.7)

Protective Chemicals
Alkaloids Calystegine

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Forest
Flower Visitors:
Bombus pascuorum

Pteromalus hieracii

Anthophila fabriciana

Several Syrphidae

Empis livida

Chlorops pumilionis
Parasites:
Septoria convolvuli
Herbivores:
Lacanobia oleracea

Lacanobia splendens

Anania hortulata

Udea lutealis Larva

Emmelina monodactyla Larva

Hypocassida subferruginea

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Hedge Bindweed


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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