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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   Go to FSUS key


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

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-07-007:
Ipomoea trichocarpa   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ipomoea trichocarpa

 

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


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image of Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba, Coastal Morning Glory, Tie-vine, Cotton Morning Glory

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

        

image of Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba, Coastal Morning Glory, Tie-vine, Cotton Morning Glory

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, Coastal Morning Glory, Tie-vine, Cotton Morning Glory

Keith Bradley    kab_i_cordatotriloba_3994

August    Miami-Dade County    FL

image of Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba, Coastal Morning Glory, Tie-vine, Cotton Morning Glory

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.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

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

(?) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-07-007:
Ipomoea trichocarpa   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ipomoea trichocarpa

 

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3097

Herbaceous vine
Annual?

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

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

Habitat: dunes, 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:

 

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

 

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