Calflora
Taxon  Report   9549    
Ipomoea indica  (Burm.) Merr.
Oceanblue morning glory
Ipomoea indica
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ipomoea indica
© 2006 Matt Below
Ipomoea indica
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Ipomoea indica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Ipomoea indica
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE  
Genus: Ipomoea
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ipomoea cathartica
PLANTS: Ipomoea congesta
PLANTS: Ipomoea indica var. acuminata
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More information about  Ipomoea indica
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (IPIN)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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