Flowers and leaves. Photo: Richard Hartland, Morgan, SA

Flowers and leaves. Photo: Richard Hartland, Morgan, SA

Common Name

Small-flowered Convolvulus




Perennial forb with trailing and twining stems. Leaves at the base of the plant and alternating along the stems, sometimes with basal lobes, 1-4.5cm long, 3-20mm wide, flat, sparsely hairy to hairy, tips with a short curved point. Flowers funnel-shaped, with 5 lobes, white or pink with a creamish-green throat, solitary on stalks araising from the bases of the leaves. Presumed extinct Vic.

Differs from Convolvulus clementii, Convolvulus crispifolius, and Convolvulus remotus in that the sepals are 4mm or less in length, with a rounded to square, more or less notched, tip.

Description and line drawings in Johnson, R.W. (2001) A taxonomic revision of Convolvulus L. (Convolvulaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 6(1): pages 10-11, Figs. 3B,4B page 9, Map 1 page 10