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Includes Morning Glory. Aggressive vine with funnel-shaped flowers with 5 fused petals. Roots and young shoots used medicinally on some types as survival food and purgative, (causing the body to purge itself), but flowers overall not recommended for consumption because of hallucinogenic compounds. Be careful with these. Some are toxic, some aren’t. Too many for this book too explain. Do research.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a genus of perennial climbing or trailing herbaceous plants of the family Convolvulaceae. The leaves are cordate or sagittate; the flowers are funnelform or campanulate, white or pink, and solitary in the leaf axils. There are approximately 25 species, distributed mainly in the temperate regions of both hemispheres. The USSR has five species. C. soldanella is widespread along seacoasts, and C. sepium is widely found amid shrubbery. C. pellita (also known as C. dahuricd), which has large pink flowers, is raised as a climbing ornamental, as are several other species.

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Five species originally reported as occurring on this hill prairie (Smith 1998) (Calystegia spithamaea, Helenium autumnale, Liatris aspera, Polygala verticillata, Pycnanthemum tenuifolium) were not observed during the two years of our study.
Two subspecies of Calystegia silvatica (Kit.) Griseb.
longifolia, Asparagus acutifolius, Tamus communis, Clematis vitalba, Calystegia sylvatica and Rubus ulmifolius) together with few other broad-leaved grasses in the undergrowth such as Acanthus mollis and Cyclamen hederifolium subsp.
Mae'n cynnig mai'r taglys arf or (Calystegia soldanella, sea bindweed) ydi'r rhain.
SC I P U Su COMMELINACEAE Tradescantia bracteata Small SC/NM 5 N P U Su CONVOLVULACEAE Calystegia sepium (L.) R.Br.
baeotica 2m, Carlina graeca 1, Briza minor +, Calystegia sp.
syriaca, Bidens vulgata, Calystegia sepium, Cynanehum laeve, Heliopsis helianthoides, Lysimachia ciliata, Physalis longifolia var.
En el Inventario Nacional de Habitats han sido cartografiados con el Codigo 543110, que reune a comunidades riparias nitrofilas de Calystegia sepium (V.V.A.A., 2003).
1 Asteraceae Native Cony--a canadensis Asteraceae Native Erigeron annuus Asteraceae Native Lactuca canadensis Asteraceae Introduced Lactuca serriola Asteraceae Native Pyrrhopappus carolinianus Asteraceae Native Solidago canadensis Asteraceae Native Taraxacum officinale Brassicaceae Introduced Capsella burla pastoris Convolvulaceae Native Calystegia sepium Chenopodiaceae -- Chenopodium sp.
Eight species are Henry County records, including Calystegia spithamea, Carex meadii, Lysimachia lanceolata, and Symphyotrichum laeve.