Weed Habitat

  • Aggressive invader of disturbed native habitats, often smothering low vegetation.

Description

  • A twining, smooth to hairy annual vine.
  • Leaves variable in shape, usually ovate with pointed tip and heart-shaped base, commonly deeply 3-lobed.
  • Scarlet flowers bell-shaped, 2.5-4.5 cm long, 5-lobed.
  • Fruit is a round capsule to 8 mm diameter.

Red Convolulus - Ipomoea hederifolia

Red Convolulus - Ipomoea hederifolia

Red Convolulus - Ipomoea hederifolia

Declaration

Currently not declared however under the Biosecurity Act 2014 you still have an obligation to prevent or minimise a biosecurity risk posed by a pest.