Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Convolvulaceae
(Morning Glory Family)


The Convolvulaceae are vining plants with funnel shaped flowers. The five petals are united, sometimes with obvious "seams" between them. They are usually found crawling over the ground or over other plants.

Convolvulus arvensis (Field Bindweed)
Convolvulus equitans (Dagger Bindweed)
Cuscuta indecora (Large Seed Dodder)
Dichondra brachypoda (New Mexico Pony's Foot)
Evolvulus sericeus var. sericeus (Silky Evolvulus)
Ipomoea costellata (Crestrib Morning Glory)
Ipomoea cristulata (Scarlet Morning Glory)
Ipomoea hederacea (Ivy-leaf Morning Glory)
Ipomoea plummerae var. plummerae (Plummer's Morning Glory)
Ipomoea tenuiloba (Spiderleaf)


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