Rebecca Norman wrote:I've since looked at photos of hedge bindweed and am less than 100% sure now that what we have here is field bindweed and not hedge bindweed. What's a conclusive contrasting feature?
Kathleen Corum wrote:What one species will/won't eat doesn't tell you about the effect on another.... Keep that in mind. My sheep would eat all the rhubarb they could reach. And amaranth is poisonous in some seasons to cattle. I am disappointed to learn that field bind weed isn't edible after all. I hadn't tried it, but finally had some real good out of the lambs quarters/goosefoot which came up in my garden this spring.... DELICIOUS!
Michael Helmersson wrote:Where I am, we have something called Fringed Bindweed aka Polygonium Cilinode. Is this unrelated to the Bindweed(s) being discussed?