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Field Bindweed (Creeping Jenny)

Convolvulus arvensis L.

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Found in:

  • Landscape plantings, meadows, and uncultivated areas


  • Perennial vining plant that grows to 15’
  • Hairless, twining, or trailing plant
  • Creeps along ground or climbs on objects
  • Leaves are arrow-shaped
  • White or pinkish funnel-shaped flowers (Morningglory type)
  • Deep cord-like roots with creeping white rhizomes (underground stems)


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