OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ipomoea imperati   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomoea imperati   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-07-005:
Ipomoea stolonifera   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Fiddleleaf Morning Glory, Beach Morning Glory


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image of Ipomoea imperati, Fiddleleaf Morning Glory, Beach Morning Glory

JK Marlow    jkm0309q_23

September    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

Its fleshy leaves and low-growth form are adaptations to the hostile dunes, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Ipomoea imperati, Fiddleleaf Morning Glory, Beach Morning Glory

JK Marlow    jkm0309q_24

September    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

Most leaf blades lobed at the base, often deeply so, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ipomoea imperati   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ipomoea imperati   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 158-07-005:
Ipomoea stolonifera   FAMILY Convolvulaceae

 

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756

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: beaches, dune blowouts, fore-dunes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 sepals
Shallowly 5-lobed (or merely wavy-edged) campanulate corolla
5 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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