Ipomoea hederacea Jacq.
Family: Convolvulaceae
ivy-leaved morning-glory
[Ipomoea barbigera Sweet,  more]
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Etymology: Ipomoea: from Greek ips, "a worm," and homoios, "like," thus "like a worm," referring to the twining habit of the plant's growth
Plants: twining, annual, 3'-6' long, herbaceous vine with hairy stems
Leaves: usually shallowly 3-lobed, leaf stalk shorter than the flower stalk leaf drawing
Flowers: blue to purple, 5-parted, 1 1/4"-2" long, funnel-shaped, sepals often unequal; flower drawing blooms July-Sept.
Habitat: disturbed areas
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
Ipomoea hederacea image
Ipomoea hederacea image
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Ipomoea hederacea image
Ipomoea hederacea image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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