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Convolvulus arvensis is commonly known as field bindweed. It is a prolific weed that usually attacks fields and roadsides but can also be a major problem in garden lawns. Climbs by twisting its stems around which makes it especially hard to remove from anything that it climbs. Has beautiful white or pink trumpet-shaped flowers and arrow-shaped leaves. Very similar in appearance to hedge bindweed, Calystegia sepium.
Not usually harvested
Scatter seed on moist compost or soil. Seeds readily germinate.
Bindweed will quickly spread through rhizomes.
Temperate, Tropical, Mediterranean
Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline