Ipomoea cristulata Hallier f.
Transpecos morning-glory, Scarlet Creeper
Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)
USDA Symbol: IPCR
A leafy vine with scarlet, trumpet-shaped flowers.
This plant is very similar to the cultivated Small Red Morning Glory (I. coccinea), a southeastern species sometimes found in waste places in the Southwest. The large, tropical genus Ipomoea includes vines, shrubs, and trees.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: AZ , IA , KS , NM , TX
Native Distribution: Arizona east to western Texas and south to Mexico.
Native Habitat: Brushy hillsides and canyons.
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-PM-15 Collected 2006-10-22 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ipomoea cristulata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ipomoea cristulata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ipomoea cristulata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2013-05-23
Research By: TWC Staff