Bindweed

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Bindweed

Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) is a perennial herbaceous climber from Eurasia. This plant is found in most regions where it was accidentally introduced as a contaminant in horticultural and agricultural seeds.

Bindweed Flower

The climbing plant belongs to the genus Convolvulus and has around 250 species[1] of this cone-shaped flower. Bindweed is a long-lived herbaceous plant with prostrate or intertwined stems.

Bindweed Flower

The leaves vary in shape and size but are typically 1 to 2 inches tall and sometimes arrowhead-shaped. the flowers are about an inch in diameter, bell-shaped or tubular, and typically white, often with a light pink pattern.

Bindweed Flower Pink

Two small bracts appear on the stem, about 1 inch below the base of the flower.

Purple Bindweed Flower

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Key References
  • [1]“Factsheet – Convolvulus arvensis (Field Bindweed)”. Accessed October 28, 2021. Link.

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