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Ipomoea costellata (Crestrib morning-glory)
DiQuilio, Carol

Ipomoea costellata

Ipomoea costellata Torr.

Crestrib Morning-glory, Crest-rib Morning-glory, Crested Morning-glory

Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory Family)


USDA Symbol: IPCO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Vine
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Complexity: Palmate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems twining, to about 2 feet in length.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Yellow , Violet
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Flowers color pink, pale purple, violet, lavender or rarely yellow.



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-01-15
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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