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Cornbind

Germinating in the spring, Cornbind (Fallopia convolvulus) is an annual with a scrambling and twining growth habit. It is problematic in cultivated crops and is common in the North Island but is very abundant in Canterbury.

Cornbind

COTYLEDONS:

Narrow club shaped

Apex round with mild point

Base tapered. Stalkless

LEAVES:

Heart shaped, pointed at the apex

Indented at the base – basal lobes pointed

Long stalked


Cornbind has long slender stems that twine in a clockwise direction. The arrow shaped leaves are large and greenish-white flowers are produced on stems that arise from leaf axils.

The flowers produce shiny black seeds.

Cornbind

For Fodder Beet

For Wheat

For Ryegrass Seed Crops