Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth
tall morningglory, common morningglory, annual morning glory
Invasive, Minor problem species
Origin: Tropical America
Growth Form: Climber
Plant Description: Herbaceous, twining annual with large colourful funnel-shaped flowers.
Key Features: sepals greater than 1.5cm long (distinguishing feature from I. indica)
Comments: Suspected/Possible
More information:
NRCS Plants Database


USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada.

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Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society

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