Convolvulus althaeoides L.


Genus: Convolvulus

Catalan common name: Capells de serp. Corretjola. Corretjola de serp.

Spanish common name: Corregüela grande. Correhuela rosa.

Province distribution: Alacant. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Lleida. Tarragona. València.

Distribution in the islands: Mallorca. Menorca. Ibiza. Formentera. Cabrera.

General distribution (Phytogeography): South Mediterranean

IUCN Category: LCLeast concern

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Hemicryptophyte.

Habitats: Cultivated fields, path and road sides, disturbed zones. Cultivated fields, path and road sides, disturbed zones

Characteristics: Pink bindweed has bright pink flowers, and the leaves are rather well divided, whereas field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) has much lighter-coloured pink flowers and leaves which are entire are more or less shaped like an arrow tip.