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Ipomoea costellata var. edwardsensis (Edwards plateau crestrib morning-glory)
Smith-Rodgers, Sheryl

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)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: IPCOE

USDA Native Status:

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: 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 Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Edwards Plateau endemic.
Native Habitat: Shallow soil on limestone and granite substrate, particularly in areas protected from grazing animals.

Research Literature

Reslit 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 resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-01-15
Research By: JAM

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