Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2527

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia?
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Look for it on ocean beaches, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Lavender/Pink
Bisexual
5-merous
5 unequal sepals
5-lobed funnelform corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ipomoea pes-caprae var. emarginata   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomoea pes-caprae ssp. brasiliensis   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Ipomoea pes-caprae

 

COMMON NAME:
Railroad Vine, Bay Hops, Bay Winders, Goat's-foot