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Convolvulaceae - wildflowers of the Bindweed family

With their characteristic funnel-shaped flowers, the 1600 or more species in the Bindweed family, Convolvulaceae, are easily recognised as such; however, identification to individual species level is not always easy.

These thumbnail pictures have links to larger photographs and information about each of the species, their habitat needs and an identification guide.

We have used the scientific names to identify species in this table, but if you prefer to use common names we have also listed all species covered on the First Nature website in alphabetical order of Common Names...

There is also the option to see all species listed in order of Scientific Names or Botanical Families or Dominant Colour.

The Convolvulaceae family contains more than 1,650 species of mostly herbaceous vines spread across some 60 genera. The various bindweeds colorful morning glory plants are included in this family.

Introduction to wild flower families...

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