Polygonum cilinode
Buckwheat Family - Polygonaceae
Sheaths at the leaf joints are fringed with fine whitish hairs.
A vine with red, jointed stems twisting around adjacent plants and alternating, heart-shaped leaves.
Small, white, 5-petalled flowers in branching racemes.

(Photographed - July)
  Pathology Images Inc. 2000 to 2002
Fringed or Fringed Black Bindweed
Fringed or Fringed Black Bindweed