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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ipomoea triloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomoea triloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Ipomoea triloba

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ipomoea triloba

 

COMMON NAME:
Little-bell


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ipomoea triloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomoea triloba   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Ipomoea triloba

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ipomoea triloba

 

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4144

Herbaceous vine (twining)
Perennial

Non-native: tropical America, apparently

Habitat: 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:

 

DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 persistent unequal sepals
5-lobed campanulate corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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