Western Morning Glory

Wildflowers Found in Oregon

Western Morning Glory

Calystegia occidentalis - Locally common, late spring-early summer, perennial, twining. Stems prostrate of climbing, twisting around support. Stem and leaves coated with very fine hairs. Leaf arrow-shaped, 1/2-1 1/2 in. at midvein, lobes at base rounded or double-pointed, with rounded or squared indentation at top of leaf. Flower 1-4 on stalk, bractlets at flower base entire or lobed like leaf, overlapping calyx. Flower crean to white, five petals united into open funnel shape, Grows in dry soils in pine woodlands, chaparral, on slopes, at low to subalpine elevations.

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