Taxon  Report   4329    
Ipomoea purpurea  (L.) Roth
Common morning glory,  Garden morningglory, Tall morning glory
Ipomoea purpurea
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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Ipomoea purpurea
© 2011 Nick Kurzenko
Ipomoea purpurea
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
Genus: Ipomoea
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Convolvulus purpureus
PLANTS: Ipomoea hirsutula
PLANTS: Ipomoea purpurea var. diversifolia
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More information about  Ipomoea purpurea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).