bindweed

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bindweed

Herbal medicine
A perennial vine widely distributed thoughout temperate Northern and Southern Hemisphere; it has been used as a laxative and as a folk remedy for jaundice and gallbladder disease, which increases bile flow.
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SC I P U Su COMMELINACEAE Tradescantia bracteata Small SC/NM 5 N P U Su CONVOLVULACEAE Calystegia sepium (L.
1 Asteraceae Native Cony--a canadensis Asteraceae Native Erigeron annuus Asteraceae Native Lactuca canadensis Asteraceae Introduced Lactuca serriola Asteraceae Native Pyrrhopappus carolinianus Asteraceae Native Solidago canadensis Asteraceae Native Taraxacum officinale Brassicaceae Introduced Capsella burla pastoris Convolvulaceae Native Calystegia sepium Chenopodiaceae -- Chenopodium sp.
Eight species are Henry County records, including Calystegia spithamea, Carex meadii, Lysimachia lanceolata, and Symphyotrichum laeve.