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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 imperati   FAMILY Convolvulaceae   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

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

Ipomoea stolonifera

 

COMMON NAME:
Fiddleleaf Morning Glory, Beach Morning Glory


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

Alan S. Weakley    asw_10231861435134855

July    Georgetown County?    SC

Corolla white, campanulate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

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

JK Marlow    jkm0309q_24

September    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

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

JK Marlow    jkm231104_6601

November    Georgetown County    SC

Most leaf blades lobed at the base, often deeply so, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC, 1st ed. (Porcher & Rayner, 2001).

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

JK Marlow    jkm231104_6602

November    Georgetown County    SC

Its fleshy leaves and low-growth form are adaptations to the hostile dunes, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC, 1st ed. (Porcher & Rayner, 2001).

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

JK Marlow    jkm231104_6604

November    Georgetown County    SC

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

JK Marlow    jkm231104_6606

November    Georgetown County    SC

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

JK Marlow    jkm231104_6607

November    Georgetown County    SC

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
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

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

 

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756

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in GA (rare in Carolinas)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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