(Bay Hops; Goat's Foot Creeper; Seaside Morning Glory)
Ipomoea pes-caprae ssp. brasiliensis
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) Family
Plant is a trailing vine with calyx not hidden by bracts; perennial. Preferred habitat is drift areas of beaches, dunes and overwash flats. Distribution is coastal.
Leaves are smooth; consisting of one whole part; no teeth and no lobes; widest at the center; base is also rounded and tapers to the tip with sides less than equal or may be kidney-shaped (reniform).
Flowers have one stigma; which is two-lobed; corolla funnel-shaped; membranes fused; bisexual; symmetrical. Flowers occur in the spring and summer.
Fruit is a capsule.