Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3099

Herbaceous vine
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:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006

 

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

 

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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