Bind Weed (Convolvulus species)

Family: Convulvulaceae

Habitat: open grasslands

Flowering time: September December

Ngarrindjeri name: Tarook

Description and uses:

Convulvulus are a genus of perrenial, twining climbers. They can cover quite a bit of ground in Summer.

pink flowers

roots – cooked lots of starch leaves used for indigestion and diarrhoea