Irish wildflowers

Photographs: County Cork

Hedge Bindweed
Calystegia sepium ssp. sepium
Ialus fáil
Family: Convolvulaceae

Flowering time: July - September. Perennial. Native.

Large white flowers. Bracteoles longer than calyx, not overlapping. Flower stalks (pedicels) as long or longer than leaf stalks. Leaves broad-triangular, sagittate base. Hairless. Height/spread: To 3m
Very common, widespread in hedges, woods, gardens and on waste ground.

C. sepium ssp. roseata: Pink flowers, white-striped. Shorter, slightly hairy stems, stalks. W Ireland, local near coast. Also found Waterford, Wexford.
Similar: Large Bindweed, Calystegia silvatica.
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