Taxon  Report   9549 
Ipomoea indica  (Burm.) Merr.
Oceanblue morning glory
Ipomoea indica
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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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
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Ipomoea indica
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Ipomoea
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System]    
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
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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: Sep 26, 2018).

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