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Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 23, 2002
3:30 AM

Post #36938

Is this the dreaded BINDWEED??

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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
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

July 23, 2002
12:12 PM

Post #309473,field2.jpg
big file, but the picture looks just like what you have.
the name of this file is bindweed, do an search
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...

(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!
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!

(Zone 8a)

July 24, 2002
2:33 PM

Post #310365

I still want some! PLEASE!
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?!
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.
Jacksonville, AR
(Zone 7b)

January 13, 2012
11:22 AM

Post #8966248

Ransom it appears Rareseedman is no longer a subscriber at Daves Garden,.
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.
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.
(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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