Ipomoea species

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Scientific Name Ipomoea cordatotriloba USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Tievine ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) SEINet Reference
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Description Twining perennial, one to several feet long; various-shaped leaves, including three- to five-lobed, 3/4 to 4 inches long nearly as wide, stalked and alternately-arranged; rose-lavender flowers with darker center, 5 petals united into trumpet shape, up to about 2 inches across, openinging in morning and closing about mid-day. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi. Texas Status
Scientific Name Ipomoea lindheimeri USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Lindheimer's Morning-glory ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
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Description Habitat: Rocky ground and outcrops, draws and ravines; endemic to Texas.
Plant: Twining perennial vine, stems with pubescent hairs 8 or more feet long.
Leaves: Blades cordate-ovate to suborbicular in outline 1-1/4 to 2-3/4 inches long and wide with 3 to 7 deep, ovate-lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate lobes.
Inflorescence: Large 5-lobed, funnel-shaped blossoms 2-1/2 to 4 inches long arising from leaf axils; corolla blue to purple with pale or white center.
Bloom Period: April to October.
References: "Wildflowers of Texas" by Michael Eason and "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston.
Texas Status
Scientific Name Ipomoea turbinata USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Purple Moonflower ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) eFloras.org Reference
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Description Twining annual vine, 6 to 30 feet long; cordate-shaped leaves 3 to 6 inches across; trumpet-shaped pale purple flowers with dark center, 1 to 2 inches across, nocturnal. Introduced. Texas Status

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