Arrow-leaf Morning Glory - Glades Morning Glory -
Saltmarsh Morning Glory
Ipomoea sagittata Poiret
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) Family

Plant is a trailing or twining vine; smooth; perennial. Preferred habitat is roadsides, prairies, brackish marshes and dunes. Distribution is occasional in the Escambia region.

Leaves are triangular; forms an angle to the left; tapered and pinched at the tip. Leaf base is arrow shaped with lobes pointing downward.

Flowers are solitary in the leaf axil. The calyx is five lobed; corolla is funnel-shaped; white, pink, lavender or purple. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is a capsule.

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