Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Convolvulus arvensis L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

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Merel R. Black
Family Convolvulaceae
Convolvulus arvensis L.
field bindweed
Convolvulus: from Latin convolvere, "to twine around"
arvensis: of planted fields
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive and noxious weed
Plant: trailing or twining, perennial, up to 3' long, herbaceous vine with hairy stems
Flower: white to pink, 5-parted, 1/2"-1" long, funnel-shaped, very shallowly lobed petals, bracts small and well below the mostly equal sepals; fl. drawing blooms June-Sept.
Habitat: disturbed sites
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Synonyms 
Convolvulus ambigens House
Convolvulus arvensis L. var. obtusifolius Choisy
Convolvulus incanus auct. non Vahl
Strophocaulos arvensis (L.) Small

         
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