Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


755

Herbaceous vine (twining)
Annual

Non-native: Tropical America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in fields, hedgerows, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Red
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 unequal sepals
5-lobed salverform or funnelform corolla
5 exserted stamens
Superior ovary

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):
Ipomoea quamoclit   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomoea quamoclit   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 158-07-001:
Ipomoea quamoclit   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Cypress-vine