Beach Morning Glory
Ipomoea stolonifera
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) Family

Beach Morning Glory is also known as Fiddle-leaf Morning Glory or Steudel's Morning Glory.

Plant is a trailing, smooth perennial. Preferred habitat is beaches, sandy dunes and over-wash flats. Distribution is coastal in the Escambia region.

The leaves are egg-shaped to oblong, no teeth and no lobes, rounded tip and base is more or less squared or heart-shaped and attached to the stem between its lobes.

Flowers are singular in the leaf axil. Calyx is five lobed; corolla is funnel-shaped and white with a yellow center. Flowers occur in the spring and summer.

Fruit is a small capsule.

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