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Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn
Ipomoea cristulata Hallier f.
Transpecos morning-glory, Scarlet Creeper
USDA Symbol: IPCR
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Vine Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
AZ , IA , KS , NM , TX Native Distribution:
Arizona east to western Texas and south to Mexico. Native Habitat:
Brushy hillsides and canyons. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-PM-15
Collected 2010-10-23 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2013-05-23
Research By: TWC Staff