Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4144

Herbaceous vine (twining)
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Non-native: Tropics

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it on hammocks, sand dunes, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

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

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 persistent unequal sepals
5-lobed campanulate corolla
5 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 (5/21/15):
Ipomoea triloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomoea triloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Ipomoea triloba

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Ipomoea triloba

 

COMMON NAME:
Little-bell


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