Common name: Bindweed
U.S. Distribution: Throughout except extreme Southeast and parts of southern Texas
Height: Up to 10 ft.
Foliage: Alternate, simple, entire, ovate-oblong with cordate bases, long petioles
Flowers: White or pink funnel shaped, perfect flowers, borne in the axils of leaves
Bloom time: July to September
Habitat: Grainfields, gardens and uncultivated areas
Soil: Rich, sandy soils
Other: A relative of the morning glory, classified as one of the top
10 worst weeds. Very fast growing with deep roots. Seeds can remain viable
for up to 50 years.
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