Convolvulus arvensis L.


Genus: Convolvulus

Catalan common name: Campaneta. Corretjola de conradís. Corriola.

Spanish common name: Campanilla de pobre. Corregüela menor.

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

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

General distribution (Phytogeography): Cosmopolitan and subcosmopolitan

Uses and properties: Medicinal.

IUCN Category: LCLeast concern

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Geophyte. Hemicryptophyte.

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

Characteristics: Field bindweed climbs up other plants and walls, but can also be found growing along the ground. It has smaller, light pink, almost white, flowers, which distinguish it from Convolvulus althaeoides which has bright pink flowers.