Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3099

Herbaceous vine (twining)
Annual

Original distribution unclear, probably not native to the SE US

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA, NC, SC

Look for it in fields, on roadsides, other disturbed areas, 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
Blue
5-merous
5 sepals
Shallowly 5-lobed funnelform corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in dense, hairy capitate clusters

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):
Jacquemontia tamnifolia   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Jacquemontia tamnifolia   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 158-04-001:
Jacquemontia tamnifolia   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine


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image of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_jata_003_lvd

        

image of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine

JK Marlow    jkm171123_0148

November    Calhoun County    AL

Easiest to identify when fruiting - seemingly w a "puff ball" at every node, per www.missouriplants.com.

image of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine

JK Marlow    jkm181111_5806

November    Williamsburg County    SC

Spherical capsules are 4-6mm wide and split at maturity to release 4 seeds, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine

JK Marlow    jkm181111_5807

November    Williamsburg County    SC

Inflorescence subtended by foliaceous bracts; sepals densely fulvous-hirsute, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine

JK Marlow    jkm181111_5811

November    Williamsburg County    SC

image of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine

JK Marlow    jkm181111_5812

November    Williamsburg County    SC

Leaves have prominent indented center and lateral veins, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

image of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine

JK Marlow    jkm181111_5813

November    Williamsburg County    SC

Flowers [& fruit] in dense clusters, in rounded hairy heads, on long stalks, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.