Taxon  Report   4326    
Ipomoea cairica  (L.) Sweet
Mile a minute vine
Ipomoea cairica
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
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Ipomoea cairica
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
Ipomoea cairica
© Gerald and Buff Corsi2010 California Academy of Sciences
Ipomoea cairica, a dicot, is a vine that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Ipomoea cairica
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Ipomoea
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ipomoea cairica var. hederacea
PLANTS: Ipomoea cairica var. lineariloba
More information about  Ipomoea cairica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 22, 2019).