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Genus: Fallopia — bindweed

When measuring the tepals on the vine species in this genus, do not include the narrow portion that is attached to the flower stalk. When measuring the leaves on the non-vining species, use those that grow near the middle of the branch. References: Kim et al. (2000), Freeman and Hinds (2005).


Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)

This genus’s species in New England

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key