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Climbing glossy weed

FarendwomanFarendwoman Posts: 148

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Very glossy heart shaped leaves. Tiny greenish yellow insignificant flowers.

any ideas please? Apologies for poor photo - had to untangle it from shrubs to take the photograph!

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,156

    I think it is black bindweed,   Fallopia convolvulus

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  • FarendwomanFarendwoman Posts: 148

    I think you're right!

    thank you

    Time to get painting it with weed killer (along with all the much prettier bindweed in the garden!!)

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,337

    Look like Black Bryony to me.  Bindweed has large trumpet shaped flowers.

    Edit: Actually, I'll take that back as the stems aren't right and black bindweed does indeed also have small insignificant flowers. image

    Last edited: 05 June 2016 17:16:25

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