Field Bindweed, Creeping Jenny, Perennial Morningglory

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Field bindweed is a deep-rooted perennial. It spreads by seed and a deep, extensive root system. Field bindweed grows prostrate along the ground until it comes in contact with other plants or structures. It grows up and over anything in its path. Much like pole beans, stems rotate in a circular patter until it makes contact with a solid structure (fence posts, other plants, etc.), then it wraps around the structure as it grows. Because of its prostrate growth habit, field bindweed is generally unaffected by mowing.

For the safest and most effective control, apply herbicides during the fallow season when nursery crops are not present.