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Evolvulus nuttallianus (Shaggy dwarf morning-glory)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Evolvulus nuttallianus

Evolvulus nuttallianus Schult.

Shaggy Dwarf Morning-glory, Silky Evolvulus, Shaggy Evolvulus

Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)

Synonym(s): Evolvulus argenteus, Evolvulus pilosus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Pale lavender.


USA: AR , AZ , CO , IL , KS , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TN , TX , UT , WY

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-22
Research By: TWC Staff

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