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poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


July 23, 2002
3:30 AM

Post #36938

Is this the dreaded BINDWEED??

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notmartha
Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

July 23, 2002
11:56 AM

Post #309462

poppy i got moonvine seeds-big white i planted and thats whats blooming!!! do i need to pull it???? its going over the arch really nice
tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

July 23, 2002
12:12 PM

Post #309473

http://www.fhsu.edu/biology/ranpers/fspp/fred1/bindweed,field2.jpg
big file, but the picture looks just like what you have.
the name of this file is bindweed, do an image.google.com search
poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


July 23, 2002
1:33 PM

Post #309518

It does look like THE bindweed (convolvulus arvensis). This is not in my yard but in the ditch at the end of our street. I don't know what to tell you NotMartha. Your vine may turn out to be a big problem in the future. I think it's the seeds that it drops that are such a pain. Maybe someone that knows more about it will fill us in.

I was thinking maybe I'd try to cross this pollen with some of my other glories and see what happens. Just for fun...
imaseedpicker

(Zone 8a)

July 23, 2002
6:33 PM

Post #309737

Poppy...looks like it is bindweed! I would be grateful to you if you could snatch me a few seeds for sase! Would you please?

Notmartha...if they bloom in the evening, they are moonvine! I grow these every year and I pick the seeds to keep them from taking over! The seedpods get huge so you should be able to get them all!
Shirley1md
Ellicott City, MD
(Zone 7a)

July 24, 2002
3:08 AM

Post #310077

YES, it is bindweed. I also have it my garden and it is trying to entangle itself in the veggie garden and on the berries I have growing along the fence. I have to be VERY diligent and pull it out daily, otherwise it will flower and go to seed, and then you will have it everywhere!
imaseedpicker

(Zone 8a)

July 24, 2002
2:33 PM

Post #310365

I still want some! PLEASE!
Rareseedman
Birmingham
United Kingdom

May 22, 2009
8:32 PM

Post #6584043

That is Calystegia sepium ssp. americana from the shape of the sepals, it spreads by rhizomes. Oddly enough I saw it growing in Malta?!
ransom3
Zephyrhills, FL

January 13, 2012
10:48 AM

Post #8966192

That is pretty. I want seeds too. I can send you some gray Japanese morning glory seeds in exchange. Good luck on the crossing.
patootie
Jacksonville, AR
(Zone 7b)

January 13, 2012
11:22 AM

Post #8966248

Ransom it appears Rareseedman is no longer a subscriber at Daves Garden,.
ransom3
Zephyrhills, FL

February 7, 2012
4:19 PM

Post #8998341

If that's a weed , let it in my yard because that is really pretty.
ransom3
Zephyrhills, FL

February 7, 2012
4:20 PM

Post #8998344

I think it it is Calystegia sepium. I'd rather have that than marigolds for sure.

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joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

February 9, 2012
10:32 PM

Post #9001296

me too! I want some really bad, can't seem to find any here, but found some in buffalo, NY a couple years ago..

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