USDA Plants Profile. Members can view this photo in high resolution. The perennial root system is resistant to herbicide applications at the normal rate. Convolvulus / kənˈvɒlvjuːləs / is a genus of about 200 to 250 species of flowering plants in the bindweed family Convolvulaceae, with a cosmopolitan distribution. Agnew, A. D. Q. and Agnew, S. (1994). For many plants, the website displays maps showing physiographic provinces within the Carolinas and Georgia where the plant has been documented. Seeds can remain viable in the soil up to 2 decades. Vascular – Exotic. C. arvensis produces a … non Vahl; Strophocaulos arvensis (L.) Small, Field bindweed, creeping jenny, European bindweed, morningglory, perennial morningglory, smallflowered morning glory. Convolvulus L. Common Name: BINDWEED: Genus Notes: Calystegia is derived from within the Convolvulus lineage (Williams et al. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Convolvulus arvensis Linnaeus 1753. This is a rampant weed with rapid growth and tendency to choke cultivated plants. Also, it competes with other species for sunlight, moisture and nutrients. Plants typically inhabit roadsides, grasslands and also along streams. (1.9-2.5 cm) across and are subtended by small bracts. Common name; English: ... Media in category "Convolvulus arvensis" The following 189 files are in this category, out of 189 total. The root has medicinal properties. Convolvulus arvensis - A useful weed. 1091, 1507. Convolvulus arvensis. It outcompetes native plants species and can reduce crop yields. In natural environments, C. arvensis competes with and displaces native bindweeds. It is a weak-stemmed, prostrate plant that can twine and may form dense tangled mats.Stems can grow to 1.5m or longer, and its underground rhizomes may range from 5cm to 2.6m long. The Plants Database includes the following 9 species of Convolvulus . Distribution Throughout North America. and its often cordate leaf blade usually has a sagittate base. Identify a weed; List of all weeds; Key to weeds in turf; Field bindweed, a perennial broadleaf, is considered one of the most problematic weeds in agricultural fields throughout temperate regions worldwide. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Convolvulus Arvensis. Upland Kenya Wild Flowers. Common names include bindweed and morning glory; both … Read our Commitment to Diversity | Read our Privacy Statement. This activity was undertaken as part of the BioNET-EAFRINET UVIMA Project (Taxonomy for Development in East Africa). Weed Sci 37 : 30 – 835 Nowick , E ( 2015 ) Historical Common Names of Great Plains Plants, Vol. Names of Convolvulus Arvensis in various languages of the world are also given. Convolvulus arvensis Linnaeus 1753. smallflowered morning glory. The juice of the root is used in the treatment of fevers. Consistent follow-up work is required for sustainable management. Convolvulus arvensis. 2012;4(1):38-40. The root system and rhizomes are extensive, whitish and fleshy. If prevention is no longer possible, it is best to treat the weed infestations when they are small to prevent them from establishing (early detection and rapid response). from ground level to the tops of trees). Fl. BioNET-EAFRINET Regional Coordinator: eafrinet@africaonline.co.ke, Introduced, naturalised or invasive in East Africa. Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus This fact sheet is adapted from The Environmental Weeds of Australia by Sheldon Navie and Steve Adkins, Centre for Biological Information Technology, University of Queensland. 1/4 inch round seed capsule with 2 seeds. Leaves are mostly hairless, ovate (egg-shaped with broad end at base)-oblong to lanceolate (lance-like) in shape,  up to 7.5 cm long by 3 cm width, with a notched base. Strophocaulos arvensis Strophocaulos arvensis (Linnaeus) Small, Man. This species is native to continental Europe and Asia. long and .5-1 inch across leaves are arrowhead-shaped but also vary in shape. Widely distributed weed in temperate regions. Seed leaves (cotyledons) are nearly as broad as long, somewhat rou… However, this use cannot compensate for this plant's overall negative impacts. Others. It poses challenge to restoration of riparian zones (banks of watercourses) by choking out grasses and forbs. Res J Pharmacol. List of various diseases cured by Convolvulus Arvensis. Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day), 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b. It spreads by seeds, roots and rhizomes and has a very long taproot making it very difficult to eradicate. NameThatPlant.net currently features 3816 plants and 23,855 images. While the flowers are beautiful, it is considered an invasive and a noxious weed in 22 States, mostly in the west and midwest from Michigan to … Al-Bowait ME, Albokhadaim IF, Homeida AM. 2010;4(2):51-54. Convolvulus arvensis L. field bindweed. Cooperative Extension prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status. Also, the deep extensive root system stores carbohydrates and proteins and allows it to sprout repeatedly from fragments and rhizomes following removal of above ground growth. Int J Pharmacy Pharm Sci. can be distinguished from C. arvensis by the much shorter petals, 9mm long, white in colour to pink with purple centre. The leaves are alternate, simple, glabrous to Seedlings emerge from the soil erect and ascending. 1933. European morning glory. linearfolius (with narrower leaves). General information. Convolvulus arvensis Accepted Name. This European vine in the Morning Glory family can be found in moist thickets, fields, lawns, and disturbed areas. It is tolerant of poor soils and drought and prefers full sun. It forms an extensive root system, often climbing or forming dense tangled mats. Flowers are usually solitary; bracts 3mm long; sepals elliptic-circular or oblong with petals that are white or pink or white-tinged pink, 2cm in length. The extensive roots can measure 6.6m long and penetrate deeply into the soil. A flora of the Ferns and Herbaceous Flowering Plants of Upland Kenya. Its flowers are large (3–5 cm (1.2–2 in.)) Latin name: Convolvulus arvensis Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory Family) Medicinal use of Field Bindweed: The root, and also a resin made from the root, is cholagogue, diuretic, laxative and strongly purgative. plants.usda.gov/java/. 1-2 in. This website uses a cookie to track whether you choose to see the weeds in order by scientific name or common name. This species is present in most parts of the world where it has been accidentally introduced as a contaminant of both agricultural and horticultural seed. Wikipedia contributors. There are two forms of the plant: Convolvulus arvensis var. It can affect food plants and cover for local animals. Convolvulus arvensis has been listed as a noxious weed in South Africa (prohibited plants that must be controlled. Synonyms (former Scientific Names): Convolvulus ambigens . It is tolerant of poor soils and drought and prefers full sun. Flora category. Once established, field bindweed is nearly impossible to fully eradicate. Naturally a creeping or trailing plant, Field Bindweed climbs up other supporting plants and can occasionally reach a height of two metres. Other common names include creeping Jenny and possession vine. 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