Bindweed

Location: Main Campus, Prairie Acre; West Campus
Approximate blooming period: late spring- early fall

Field bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis

Origin: China
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 3 
Height and Form: perennial vine that twists as it grows 
Foliage and Bark: Alternate, arrow-shaped leaves 
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: white, sometimes tinged with pink, five-pointed star shape in the middle of a circle-like cone-shaped flower, fruit is small, green, spherical containing a maximum of four seeds 
Names: morning-glory, white Easter bonnets 
Cultivars/Varieties: invasive weed


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