Australian Bindweed, Blushing Bindweed, Australian Dodder, Morning Glory, Pink Bindweed.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, NT, WA.
Sclerophyll forest, woodland and grassland.
Perennial with trailing and twining stems, with highly variable leaves.
Prefers well-drained soil and full sun.
Grazed readily by stock.
Pink flowers throughout year, mainly spring-summer.
Mid Jan to late Feb.
From cuttings, which strike readily. Also from seed, which may require scarifying.
Kooris boiled plant parts and used extract to treat diarrhoea and stomach ache.
Useful small climber or trailer for gardens. Highly attractive in flower.