|Scientific Name||Ipomoea cordatotriloba (Ipomoea trichocarpa)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||IPCO8|
|Common Name||Tievine, Purple Bindweed||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||503175|
|Family||Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)||SEINet
|Description||Habitat: Various types of soil in fields, pastures, thickets and disturbed areas.
Plant: Twining perennial vine, one to several feet long; generally considered a weed.
Leaves: Various-shaped leaves, including 3 to 5-lobed, 3/4 to 4 inches long nearly as wide, stalked and alternately-arranged.
Inflorescence: 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.
Bloom Period: April to December.
References: "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi and "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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