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Ipomoea costellata var. edwardsensis
Ipomoea costellata Torr. var. edwardsensis OKennon & Nesom
Edwards Plateau Crestrib Morning-glory, Edwards Plateau Crest-rib Morning-glory, Edwards Plateau Crested Morning-glory
Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory Family)
USDA Symbol: IPCOE
USDA Native Status:
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Palmate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Plant a clambering vine with 1 to 5 stems to 2 feet in length.
Leaf: Leaves pedatisect with 7 to 9 linear to linear-lanceolate lobes.
Flower: Solitary or occasionally in pairs.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Native Distribution: Edwards Plateau endemic.
Native Habitat: Shallow soil on limestone and granite substrate, particularly in areas protected from grazing animals.
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1964 Collected 2018-11-09 in Blanco County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Research LiteratureReslit 2844 - A NEW VARIETY OF IPOMOEA COSTELLATA (CONVOLVULACEAE) FROM THE EDWARDS PLATEAU REGION OF TEXAS (2002) Robert J. O'Kennon and Guy L. Nesom
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ipomoea costellata var. edwardsensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ipomoea costellata var. edwardsensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2019-01-15
Research By: JAM