Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: Known from southern California, east across the Mojave Desert of southern Nevada to northwestern Arizona and southwestern Utah and north to Owens Valley of Inyo and southern Mono Counties, California (Cronquist, Holmgren, Holmgren, Reveal, Holmgren 1984).
Catalog Number: US 47744
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): G. Wheeler
Year Collected: 1872
Locality: Nevada, United States, North America
- Isotype: Watson, S. 1873. Amer. Naturalist. 7: 302.
Comments: Dry desert scrub (Cronquist, Holmgren, Holmgren, Reveal, and Holmgren 1984).
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N4 - Apparently Secure
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure
Reasons: Calystegia longipes is known from the dry desert scrub of southern California, east across the Mojave Desert of southern Nevada to northwestern Arizona and southwestern Utah and north to Owens Valley of Inyo and southern Mono Counties, California. The plant is uncommon to rare in Nevada.
Calystegia longipes is a species of morning glory known by the common name Paiute false bindweed. It is native to the southwestern United States from California to Utah, where it grows in many types of habitat. It is a woody perennial herb growing into a bushy form up to a meter tall, with many spreading and erect, twining branches. The small leaves are linear to narrowly lance-shaped and sometimes have small lobes divided from the sides. The inflorescence is a solitary flower on a long peduncle up to 20 centimeters in length. The morning glory flower at the end is a white to pale lavender or pinkish bloom 2 or 3 centimeters wide.
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