A frequent morning-glory of beaches mostly on the east coast of the peninsula and the central and western panhandle. Also in a few counties on the western coast of the Florida peninsula. The range includes the southeastern coastal states from Texas to North Carolina plus Pennsylvania.
This is a glabrous trailing vine that roots at the nodes. Leaves are elliptic and the rounded tips are notched. The axillary flowers have a white funnel-shaped corolla made up of five fused petals with a yellow throat. There are five stamens and the calyx is five-lobed. Flowers are typically 5cm (2 in.) across.
Ipomoea imperati is a member of the Convolvulaceae - Morning-glory family.
Other species of the Ipomoea genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
Ipomoea alba - MOONFLOWER
Ipomoea cairica - MILE A MINUTE VINE
Ipomoea cordatotriloba - COASTAL MORNING GLORY
Ipomoea hederacea - IVYLEAF MORNING-GLORY
Ipomoea hederifolia - SCARLETCREEPER
Ipomoea indica - OCEANBLUE MORNING-GLORY
Ipomoea lacunosa - WHITESTAR
Ipomoea pandurata - MAN-OF-THE-EARTH
Ipomoea pes-caprae var. brasiliensis - RAILROAD VINE
Ipomoea quamoclit - CYPRESSVINE
Ipomoea sagittata - SALTMARSH MORNING-GLORY
Date record last modified: May 28, 2020