Copse bindweed

Fallopia dumetorum


Many Fallopias are weeds. As is characteristic to weeds, copse bindweed grows on fallow land, wasteland, sandy slopes, roadsides, river shores, etc. Its leaves are whole-edged and 2–8 cm long. The flowers are green and located in the leaf axil by 2–5. The plant blossoms from May to July. The fruit is a three-edged nut. Many Fallopias are excellent for making tea. Copse bindweed grows to be very high in a very short period of time.