Common Names: Field morning-glory, morning glory, small bindweed, devil's guts
Description: Introduced to the United States as contaminant in farm and garden seeds.
Habit: Perennial vine with deep, persistent, spreading roots.
Leaves: Glabrous to pubescent, variable, 0.4-4 inches long and 0.1-2.4 inches wide with petioles 5-40 mm long.
Stems: twining, branched, 8-79 inches long.
Flowers: Peduncles arise from leaf axils, 0.2-2.4 inches long and bear 1 to several flowers. Broadly funnel-shaped, 0.6-1.2 inches long and 0.9-1.4 inches broad.
Fruit and seeds: Capsule, 5-10 mm long with 1-4 seeds; seeds are 3-4 mm long.
Habitat: Native to Europe and Asia. Found in hedgerows, fields, waste places and fencerows.
Reproduction: By seed and vegetatively.
Monitoring and rapid response: Grazing animals have been shown to be effective in control field bindweed.
Credits: The information provided in this factsheet was gathered from the U.S Forest Service FEIS: CONARV.
Individual species images that appear with a number in a black box are courtesy of the Bugwood.org network (http://www.invasive.org). Individual photo author credits may not be included due to the small display size of the images and subsequent difficulty of reading the provided text. All other images appear courtesy of Google (http://images.google.com).