Obscure Morning Glory

Ipomoea obscura

Family: Convolvulaceae

Common Name: Obscure Morning Glory, Small White Morning Glory

Origin: native to parts of Africa, Asia, and certain Pacific Island

Reference: Wikipedia (uh oh, I know this is not the most reliable reference), also PhytoImages

  • the seed is toxic if ingested
  • parts of the plant are also toxic if ingested
  • this is cultivated in gardens in the US
  • it has a maroon throat
  • there are 500 species of Morning Glory Ipomoea ssp
  • Moonflower Ipomoea alba is a similar-looking plant that only flowers at night
side view
side view

weeds and other plants

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