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Image of Convolvulus arvensis (Correvuela). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Convolvulus arvensis

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 10 26, 2006

 

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Species:  Convolvulus arvensis L.
Family:  Convolvulaceae Identification OK   
Order:  Solanales
Chilean Name:  Correvuela
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German Name: 
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Record:  0504
About 7 Convolvulus in Chile and 6 in our data base.
About 31 Convolvulaceae in Chile and 11 in our data base.

 

Medicinal   Weed   
1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.     Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
White, 5 petals      Perennial     

Native    Very Frequent

Height: 50 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Convolvulus arvensis (Correvuela). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Convolvulus arvensis

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 10 26, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Flower: White, 5 petals

Height: 50 cm.

 

Image of Convolvulus arvensis (Correvuela). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Convolvulus arvensis

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 10 26, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).
Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.

 

Image of Convolvulus arvensis (Correvuela). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Convolvulus arvensis

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 10 26, 2006

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

Useful properties:

Medicinal
Weed

 

 

 

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This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More species from the same Convolvulaceae family in our data base:

Calystegia sepium (Carricillo / Carrizalillo / Suspiro)

Calystegia soldanella (L.) (Campanilla de playa / Correhuela)

Convolvulus arvensis (Correvuela)

Convolvulus chilensis

Convolvulus demissus

Convolvulus sp. #1018

Convolvulus sp. #1549

Convolvulus sp. #1810

Dichondra sp. #1163

Ipomoea dumetorum

Ipomoea purpurea

 

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