Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Ipomoea capillacea (Humboldt, Bonpland, & Kunth) G. Don
(Purple Morning Glory)
Ipomoea muricata Cavanilles
Ipomoea patens (Gray) House
Ipomoea capillacea is a deep purple morning glory with corollas 2-3 cm in diameter at the top. The foliage is pedately divided-- into finger like segments. The foliage resembles that of Ipomoea costellata, but the flowers are much larger and deeper in color. In addition, the sepals of Ipomoea capillacea have conspicous excrescences on them.
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Ipomoea capillacea, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Meadow Creek, Aug. 26, 2008
Ipomoea capillacea, micro of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Meadow Creek, Aug. 26, 2008
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