Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Fallopia cilinodis (Michx.) Holub image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

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Family Polygonaceae
Fallopia cilinodis (Michx.) Holub
black-fringe bindweed, fringed bindweed
Fallopia: for Gabriello (Gabriele) Fallopia, 16th century Italian anatomist who discovered fallopian tubes
cilinodis: cilium for "small hairs;" nodus for "knot"
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Status: Native
Plant: twining, perennial, up to 7' long forb; stems nodes with fine, downward-pointing bristles
Flower: white, 5-parted; petals and petal-like sepals; inflorescence 1 1/2"- 3" loose, mostly branched, small, cylindrical clusters of stalked flowers
Fruit:black, very shiny, dry seed
Leaf:alternate; large oval to triangular with a deep heart-shaped base
Habitat: dry; woods, thickets
Notes: similar to P. convolvulus with dull fruit

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Bilderdykia cilinodis (Michx.) Greene
Bilderdykia cilinodis (Michx.) Greene var. laevigata (Fernald) C.F.Reed
Polygonum cilinode (Michx.) Holub
Polygonum cilinode Michx. f. erectum (Peck) Fernald
Polygonum cilinode Michx. var. erectum Peck
Polygonum cilinode Michx. var. laevigatum Fernald
Reynoutria cilinodis (Michx.) Shinners
Tiniaria cilinodis (Michx.) Small

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