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Greater bindweed (Calystegia silvatica)

Invasive assessment | Impact assessment | Potential distribution

Scientific name:Calystegia silvatica (Kit.) Griseb. Subsp. fraterniflora (Mack. & Bush) Brummitt

Common Name:

greater bindweed


Found in hedgerows, gardens, ungrazed pastures and waste places (Roy et al. 1998). Weed of waste places and forest margins. Has been found in the Tamar area, Tasmania along a walking trail and margins of the River Tamar (Tasmanian Weed Society 2002).

Greater Bindweed plant
Greater bindweed plant
Photo: Mark Imhof
Greater Bindweed flowers and leaves
Greater bindweed flowers and leaves
Photo: Mark Imhof
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