Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Ipomoea hederacea Jacq. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration
Family Convolvulaceae
Ipomoea hederacea Jacq.
ivy-leaved morning-glory
Ipomoea: from Greek ips, "a worm," and homoios, "like," thus "like a worm," referring to the twining habit of the plant's growth
hederacea: of or pertaining to ivy
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: twining, annual, 3'-6' long, herbaceous vine with hairy stems
Flower: blue to purple, 5-parted, 1 1/4"-2" long, funnel-shaped, sepals often unequal; flower drawing blooms July-Sept.
Leaf:usually shallowly 3-lobed, leaf stalk shorter than the flower stalk leaf drawing
Habitat: disturbed areas

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Ipomoea list Google- Images or Text
Ipomoea barbigera Sweet
Ipomoea desertorum House
Ipomoea hederacea Jacq. var. integriuscula A.Gray
Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth, sensu Lange (1998)
Pharbitis barbigera (Sweet) G.Don
Pharbitis hederacea (Jacq.) Choisy

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