Calflora
Taxon  Report   9549 
Ipomoea indica  (Burm. f.) 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.
Cal-IPC classifies this plant as a high risk of becoming invasive in California.

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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 TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Ipomoea cathartica
PLANTS: Ipomoea congesta
PLANTS: Ipomoea indica var. acuminata
PLANTS: Pharbitis cathartica
TJM2 + PLANTS: Ipomoea acuminata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Ipomoea mutabilis
More information about  Ipomoea indica
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2017).

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