FIELD BINDWEED
(Convolvulus arvensis L.)
 
GROWTH HABIT: Perennial vine, reproducing from seeds and roots.

LEAVES: Alternate, simple, arrowhead-shaped, rounded or blunt tipped.

STEM: Prostrate, twining mat-forming, up to 10 ft. long.

FLOWER: Funnel-shaped, pale pink to white, up to 1 inc. wide; two small-like bracts attached below flower on flower stem.

ROOTS: Creeping rhizomes, extensive.

SEEDS: Four per capsule, dark grey to reddish brown, three sided.

OTHER: Seeds viable over 60 years. Often confused with wild buckwheat which has heart- shaped sharp pointed leaves and tiny inconspicuous flowers.

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