West Highland Flora

Hairy Bindweed


Calystegia pulchra

 

Calystegia pulchra

Photo Carl Farmer
8 Sep 2002 Portree, Skye

Occasional in waste or bushy ground in vicinity of buildings.

Flower diameter c 5.5 cm

ID: Flowers bright pink with white bands.  2 outer sepal-like bracts inflated at base and virtually hiding the true calyx.

Other features: Hairy on the flower stalks and parts of the leaf.

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