Convolvulus erubescens

Convolvulus erubescens (Pink Bindweed, Australian Bindweed, Blushing Bindweed)

Indigenous

Drought-resistant, fast-growing groundcover up to 30 cm tall.

Prefers an open sunny position in dry well-drained soils.

The Aborigines used a boiled water extract to treat diarrhoea and stomach ache. The woody taproot was cooked in baskets, then kneaded into dough.

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