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Evolvulus sericeus (Silver dwarf morning-glory)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Evolvulus sericeus

Evolvulus sericeus Sw.

Silver dwarf morning-glory, White Evolvulus

Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: EVSE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: AR , AZ , FL , GA , LA , NM , TX
Native Habitat: Widespread on sandy or silty soil across the southern half of Texas to Florida and California and south to Argentina.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Pretty white cup-shaped flowers grace the gray foliage of this small plant.

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW UPL UPL UPL UPL
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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area - Wimberley, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0596 Collected May 13, 1991 in Medina County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0227 Collected June 1, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Evolvulus sericeus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Evolvulus sericeus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Evolvulus sericeus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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