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Marcus, Joseph A.
Evolvulus sericeus Sw.
Silver dwarf morning-glory, White Evolvulus
USDA Symbol: EVSE
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Retention: Deciduous Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
, TX Native Habitat:
Widespread on sandy or silty soil across the southern half of Texas to Florida and California and south to Argentina.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Pretty white cup-shaped flowers grace the gray foliage of this small plant.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0227
Collected June 1, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth WhiteNPSOT 0596
Collected May 13, 1991 in Medina County by Harry Cliffe
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff