Ipomoea sagittata Poir.
Saltmarsh morning-glory, Salt-marsh morning glory
Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)
USDA Symbol: ipsa
The leaves of this southern vine resemble those of the Arrowheads; both derive their names from the Latin word sagitta (arrow). The very large, high-climbing Manroot, or Man-of-the-earth (I. pandurata), which has white flowers with deep purple throats, is very abundant in the Midwest.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
DistributionUSA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX
Native Distribution: North Carolina south to Florida; west to Texas.
Native Habitat: Sandy soil, particularly brackish.
BibliographyBibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ipomoea sagittata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ipomoea sagittata in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-10-17
Research By: TWC Staff