Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3097

Herbaceous vine
Annual?

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

Common (uncommon in NC, rare outside of Coastal Plain)

Look for it on dunes, in sandy areas on barrier islands, other sandy habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink/ Purplish (rarely white)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 sepals
Shallowly 5-lobed (or merely wavy-edged) campanulate corolla
5 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 158-07-007:
Ipomoea trichocarpa   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Morning Glory, Tie-vine, Cotton Morning Glory


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image of Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_iptr_001_lvd

        

image of Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_i_cordatotrilo_4

July        

Flowers typically have a somewhat darkened center, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba

Keith Bradley    kab_i_cordatotriloba_3994

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

image of Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba

Keith Bradley    kab_i_cordatotriloba_3995

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

"Corda" refers to heartshaped lf bases; "triloba" to mostly 3-lobed blades, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.