Herb: Australian Bindweed
Latin name: Convolvulus erubescens
Family: Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory Family)
Medicinal use of Australian Bindweed:Used in the treatment of diarrhoea, indigestion and stomach pains.
Description of the plant:
(6 1/2 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Loamy soils in grassland and open forest to the montane zone.
Propagation of Australian Bindweed:Seed - best sown in situ as soon as it is ripe, it germinates in the autumn. This species can become a real pest in the garden so it is unwise to encourage it.
Cultivation of the herb:Loamy soils in grassland and open forest to the montane zone.
Known hazards of Convolvulus erubescens:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.