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Field Bindweed

Other names: European bindweed, creeping Jenny, smallflowered morningglory
Life cycle: Perennial
Found in: Cropland and fence rows throughout the U.S.
General description: Trailing or climbing weed with viny stems and white morningglory-like flowers.
Seedlings: Cotyledons are dark green with white or light green veins. Shaped like a square kidney bean.
True leaves: Mature leaves are alternate and triangular or bell-shaped. Bases are pointed with lobes that point outward.
Flowers and fruit: Flowers are white or pink, about 1" long and funnel-shaped. Fruit is an oval or round capsule that contains four seeds.

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