Field Bindweed

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First true leaves.  Key characteristics: alternate leaves and lobed at the base.

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Vegetative plant.

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Vining plant.  Plant grows along the soil surface or will climb if objects are in its path.

Flowers.  Key characteristics: petals are usually white (occasionally pink) and the flower diameter is approximately the size of a quarter.


Seed.  Seed are grayish-brown, 2.5 to 3.0 mm long, obovate and have a coarse texture.  The hilum is located on the small terminal. 

Life cycle: perennial.