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Wildflowers

Beach Morning Glory

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Scientific Name: Ipomoea imperati

Common Names: Beach Morning Glory

Description

Beach Morning Glory twines over the sand dunes of Padre Island and other coastal beaches. Blooming from spring to fall, the flowers open each morning and close in the afternoon. A closely related species has pink or purple flowers.
Right image by:R.A. Howard @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database.

Bloom Color(s): yellow, white

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Period: August to October

Plant Family: Convolvulaceae

Growth Habit: Vine,Forb/herb