Irish wildflowers


Photographs: Macroom, Co.Cork

Field Bindweed
Convolvulus arvensis
Ainleog
Family: Convolvulaceae

Flowering time: June - September. Perennial. Native.

Trumpet-shaped white, pink or striped flowers. Flower stalk (pedicel) long, narrow. Bracteoles below calyx. Alternate arrow-shaped leaves on hairless stems.
Creeping and/or climbing. Fleshy underground stems. Height/spread: 20-60cm.

Often coastal. Low unstable sea cliffs, also road banks, waste ground, fields.

Similar: Sea Bindweed, Calystegia soldanella.
Coastal. Rounded leaves.
     


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