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Evolvulus arenarius

Evolvulus arenarius R.T. Harms

Sand Plain Dwarf Morning-glory, High Plains Dwarf-morning-glory, High Plains Dwarf Morning Glory, High Plains Dwarf Morningglory

Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory family)


USDA Symbol: EVAR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Bluish purple to lavender.


Native Distribution: Endemic to the High Plains sands of the Texas/New Mexico border region.
Native Habitat: Sandy soils, grasslands, oak thickets.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-30
Research By: CBR

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