Jacquemontia tamnifolia - (Linnaeus) Grisebach
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) Family
Plant is a prostrate, hairy annual. Preferred habitat is ditches, waste sites, fields and gardens. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.
Leaves are alternate on the stem; consisting of one part; stalked; egg-shaped and attached to leaf stalk at widest end; no teeth and no lobes; forms an angle to the left; tapering and pinched. Leaf base is heart-shaped and attached to its leaf stalk between leaf lobes.
Flowers are in heads subtended by leafy bracts; five sepals; corolla is funnel- shaped and blue. Flowers occur in the spring and summer.
Fruit is a capsule.