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*Fallopia convolvulus (Linnaeus) Á. Löve. Section: Fallopia. Bindweed, Climbing Buckwheat, Black Bindweed, Nimble-will. Phen: May-Nov. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Eurasia.

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Taxonomy Comments: Fallopia convolvulus is tetraploid, and may be an allotetraploid of Fallopia scandens (currently native of North American) and Fallopia dumetorum (currently native of Eurasia) (Desjardins et al. 2023)

Synonymy: = Ar, Fl4, FNA5, GrPl, Il, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Tx, Va, Desjardins et al (2023), Ronse De Craene & Akeroyd (1988); = Bilderdykia convolvulus (L.) Dumort. – S; = Polygonum convolvulus L. – GW2, NcTx, RAB, W, WH3, WV, Horton (1972), Mitchell & Dean (1978); = Tiniaria convolvulus (L.) Webb & Moq. – S13; > Polygonum convolvulus L. var. convolvulus – C, F, K1; > Polygonum convolvulus L. var. subalatum Lej. & Courtois – F, K1

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily ?: 7

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