Field bindweed – Convolvulus arvensis

Field bindweed flower

Field bindweed flower

Field bindweed leaves

Field bindweed leaves

Field bindweed seedling

Field bindweed seedling

Field bindweed

Convolvulus arvensis L.
Convolvulaceae (Morningglory family)

Life cycle
Twining, creeping perennial vine.

Leaves
Cotyledons are square to kidney-shaped. Leaves are alternate, arrowhead- to spade-shaped with nearly parallel leaf margins and generally rounded tips. Leaf bases are pointed or rounded.

Stems
Climbing, trailing, herbaceous vines up to 6 feet or more in length.

Flowers and fruit
White to pink petals fused into a funnel shape with two leafy, small bracts
approximately 1 inch below the flower base. Fruit are egg-shaped capsules
containing dull gray, brown or black seeds with one round and two flattened surfaces.

Reproduction
Seeds, creeping roots and rhizomes.