Black-bindweed

Fallopia (Bilderdykia) convolvulus



Climbing buckwheat

Importance

Deep-rooting weed found in spring cereals, potato, beet and maize crops.

Black-bindweed young1. The seedling is reddish green in colour and the cotyledon borne on a crimson stem.
Black-bindweed young plant2. The heart shaped first true leaf is diagnostic.
Black-bindweed MatureA climbing annual with tiny greenish-red flowers that differentiates if from field bindweed.