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  1. Note to admins:
    There are 7 shots for this species under the "info/photo" section.
    Unfortunately only 3 of them are actually Convolvulus sepium, which is always completely white except the pistil and its center.
    3 of the 7 shots are Convolvulus arvensis, 1 is uncertain for me (but most likely a C. arvensis, too)
    Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks for reporting this, Lars. Species identification is a community process, so you are encouraged to actually change wrong IDs yourself, also on photos not by you. You can remove a species identification using the red X button, and after that re-identify. It is common courtesy to post a comment on the photo when you remove identification, to explain why it is incorrect. Posted one year ago
      1. Ah, okay. Thanks Ferdy Posted one year ago
        1. Need any help with this, Lars? Posted one year ago
        2. Any update, Lars? Posted one year ago

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''Calystegia sepium'' is a species of bindweed, with a subcosmopolitan distribution throughout the temperate Northern and Southern hemispheres.

It is an herbaceous perennial that twines around other plants, in a counter-clockwise direction, to a height of up to 2-4 m, rarely 5 m. The pale matt green leaves are arranged spirally, simple, pointed at the tip and arrowhead shaped, 5-10 cm long and 3-7 cm broad.

The flowers are produced from late spring to the end of summer. In.. more

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Species identified by Lars Korb
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