Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth
Family: Convolvulaceae
common morning-glory,  more...
[Convolvulus purpureus L.,  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, up to 15' long, herbaceous vine with hairy stems
Leaves: almost always un-lobed and rounded, leaf stalk about the same length as the flower stalk leaf drawing
Flowers: blue to purple, 5-parted, 1 1/2"-2 1/3" long, funnel-shaped; blooms June-Sept.
Habitat: disturbed areas
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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