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Field Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis L.)
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Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
Height: 3 to 10 ft. (vine)
Blooms: May to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 3 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Fused petals, 5 parts
Location: Pine Creek Rail Trail
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Field Bindweed may be easily confused with:
- Hedge Bindweed
Basal lobes of leaves on hedge bindweed are blunt, while they are sharply pointed on field bindweed.
- Wild Potato Vine
The leaf of the potato vine is very distinctly heart-shaped.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.