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Ipomoea sagittata (Saltmarsh morning-glory)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Ipomoea sagittata

Ipomoea sagittata Poir.

Saltmarsh morning-glory, Salt-marsh morning glory

Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ipsa

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A climbing vine with smooth stems and pink or bright purple funnel-shaped flowers solitary or in clusters of 2-3.

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.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Size Notes: Climber
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Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX
Native Distribution: North Carolina south to Florida; west to Texas.
Native Habitat: Sandy soil, particularly brackish.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW
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.

Bibliography

Bibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-10-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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