Evolvulus sericeus Sw.
Silver dwarf morning-glory, White Evolvulus
Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)
USDA Symbol: evse
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: 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 ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Pretty white cup-shaped flowers grace the gray foliage of this small plant.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording 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
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Evolvulus sericeus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Evolvulus sericeus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Evolvulus sericeus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff