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Field Bindweed

(Convolvulus arvensis L.)

Convolvulaceae (Morningglory Family)

▲ ▼field bindweed shoot emerging from creeping root in spring

field bindweed spreading out from root sprouts

twining growth habit of field bindweed

leaves and flower buds

funnel-shaped flowers of field bindweed, usually white or pink

▲ ▼ tiny bracts on flower stem, and small bracts at base of flower help distinguish field bindweed from hedge bindweed

illustration of creeping roots of field bindweed


vacant lot with heavy field bindweed infestation

Field Bindweed (pp. 210-211, Weeds of the Northeast; pp. 268-269, Weeds of the Great Plains)


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