Description: A rhizomatous perennial with slender climbing or trailing viny stems.
Life Cycle: Perennial
Habitat: Fences, hedges, fence row thickets, near agronomic and horticultural crops
Flower: White or pink flowers solitary or in a cluster, fused into a funnel-shaped tube
Fruit: Egg-shaped to round capsule with 4 seeds
Leaves: Alternate, bell-shaped, lobed at base
Root: Extensive and deep rhizomes
The problem is…twines around vegetation or other objects. One of the most troublesome weeds throughout North America and the world.