Taxon  Report   4329 
Ipomoea purpurea  (L.) Roth
Common morning glory,  Garden morningglory, Tall morning glory
Ipomoea purpurea
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
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Ipomoea purpurea
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
Ipomoea purpurea
© 2011 Nick Kurzenko
Ipomoea purpurea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Ipomoea purpurea
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Ipomoea
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Convolvulus purpureus
PLANTS: Ipomoea hirsutula
PLANTS: Ipomoea purpurea var. diversifolia
PLANTS: Pharbitis purpurea
More information about  Ipomoea purpurea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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