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Plant Form: Creeping, sometimes climbing perennial herb.
Size: 50 cm to 2 m high.
Stem: Slender, narrowly winged and nearly hairless, they form dense mats.
Leaves: Alternately arranged, 1.5-6 cm long, variable but often oblong or arrowhead shaped.
Flowers: Five fused white to pink petals, in clusters of 2 to 4, only open for one day and close in dull weather.
Fruit and Seeds: Hairless capsules, spherical, browning when mature, with 2-4 rough or warty seeds.
Habitat: Roadsides, rail lines, neglected urban areas.
Distinguishing Features: Larger flowers than native bindweeds, flower does not have bracts like Greater bindweed (Calystegia silvatica).