Calflora
Taxon  Report   9549 
Ipomoea indica  (Burm.) Merr.
Oceanblue morning glory
Ipomoea indica
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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Ipomoea indica
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Ipomoea indica
© 2006 Matt Below
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
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Family: CONVOLVULACEAE  
Genus: Ipomoea
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Ipomoea cathartica
PLANTS: Ipomoea congesta
PLANTS: Ipomoea indica var. acuminata
PLANTS: Pharbitis cathartica
ICPN + PLANTS: Ipomoea acuminata
ICPN + PLANTS: Ipomoea mutabilis
More information about  Ipomoea indica
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2018).

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