Field Bindweed

Convolvulus arvensis

Photo of Field Bindweed
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Field bindweed, also called creeping jenny is a vine type weed with an extensive root and rhizome system. It is more prevalent in the west but it is present in New Jersey. The leaf shape is unique with the rounded tip and small lobes at the base. Flower is white or pinkish, tubular and about one-half inch across.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences