Common morning glory

Ipomoea purpurea

Ipomoea purpurea is a herbaceous annual twining climber. Stems of Ipomoea purpurea are hairy and may be trailing or twinning. The leaf blade is ovate (egg-shaped in outline with broad end at base), entire or 3-lobed, acuminate (gradually tapering to a sharp point) at the apex, cordate (heart-shaped) at the base, glabrous or pubescent (hairy).
Flowers of I. purpurea are solitary or in few-flowered cymes. The stalk of the inflorescence (peduncle) is up to 12 cm long. Sepals finely pubescent all over; corolla is white, pink or magenta, and white below.

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