Calystegia sepium (L.) R. Br. subsp. sepium


Genus: Calystegia

Catalan common name: Campanetes. Corretjola blanca. Corretjola gran. Corretjola mascle. Retjola gran.

Spanish common name: Correhuela mayor. Hiedra campana. Soga de árboles.

Province distribution: Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Lleida. Tarragona. València.

Distribution in the islands: Mallorca. Menorca. Ibiza. Formentera.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Cosmopolitan and subcosmopolitan

IUCN Category: LCLeast concern

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Geophyte.

Habitats: Litoral marshes and riparian. Non-saline wetlands (intermittent watercourses, streams, artesian wells, ditches). Marshes and torrents.

Characteristics: This climbing bindweed lives in wet areas and in torrents. Can be spotted by its large, funnel-shaped white flowers. Leaves are also very characteristic, sagittate but with broken auriculae. Other bindweeds have pink flowers, which are smaller in size. Flowers in the summer