|Scientific Name||Ipomoea lindheimeri||USDA PLANTS Symbol||IPLI|
|Common Name||Lindheimer's Morning-glory||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||30780|
|Family||Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)||SEINet
|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.
Note: The Biota of North America map (right) appears to be in error regarding the legal status of I. lindheimeri. The plant is considered a native species, non-invasive, in Texas and New Mexico, by USDA Plants and is not listed by Texas Invasives.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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