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Hedge bindweed
Calystegia sepium
Family- Convolvulaceae, includes Morning-glory (Ipomoea)

Other names: Convolvulus sepium, devil's vine, great bindweed, wild morning glory



 

A thin stalk characterizes this species.
Also, the extensive root system does not grow very deep in the earth.

Characteristics

Leaves: Alternate, Simple, Lobed, Arrowhead-shaped , Heart-shaped base and Pointed Tip,
Young Leaves are Triangular or Heartshaped
No teeth, 5-10cm

Stem: Smooth, can be Hairy

Flowers: White, sometimes pink and often appearing as a funnel

Fruits: Brown, ovate to round shell.

Growing Method: Trailing on ground or Climbing

Location: Goldsmith and Gerstanzang Science Buildings