Wild Florida Photo - Ipomoea imperati - Beach morning-glory

Ipomoea imperati

Beach morning-glory

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 08/27/05
Volusia Co. FL 04/25/20
Volusia Co. FL 08/27/05
Volusia Co. FL 08/27/05

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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 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

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