Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Indian Midden Morning Glory at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Indian Midden Morning Glory, Largeroot Morning Glory, Manroot
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmimacorhiza_seed1
Seeds villous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmipomoea_macrorhiza
Native Americans cultivated the plant for its huge starchy tubers, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
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Shallowly 5-lobed (or merely wavy-edged) campanulate corolla
5 included stamens
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p362
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p073
- Wild Flowers of NC, 2nd edition p207