Convolvulus arvensis

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Scientific Name Convolvulus arvensis USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Field Bindweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory)
SEINet Reference
Description Life zones and habitat: Plains to foothills (3500-8500 ft); disturbed areas along roadsides and in fields.
Plant: Creeping perennial vine often forming large patches; slender, branching stems, 8 to 48 inches long; foliage smooth to somewhat hairy.
Leaves: Alternate on short petioles; blades variable, from less than 1 to almost 4 inches long and up to 2-3/8 inches across, oblong to ovate, usually with hastate base.
Inflorescence: White or with pink stripes to pink funnel-shaped blossoms from leaf axils with 1-3 flowers per node on long peduncles; 5 sepals; 5 petals, shallowly-lobed or with wavy edges, fused together, up to 1 inch across.
Bloom Period: April to October.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield and SEINet.
Colorado Status

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