Ipomoea barbatisepala A. Gray  
Family: Convolvulaceae
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Liz Makings  
Plant: Annual twining vine; Low-climbing glabrous Leaves: orbicular-ovate in outline, 3-8 cm long, 1.5-8.5 cm wide, deeply 5-7-lobed, glabrous often with glandular dots at least below, the base cordate, the lobes lanceolate and narrowed toward base, the apex acute to acuminate, the petioles 1-5.5 cm long INFLORESCENCE: axillary, 1-3-flowered cymes, the peduncles 2-6 cm long, glabrous or remotely appressed-hairy; bracts foliaceous, elliptic to linear, 5-6 mm long Flowers: on pedicels 4-5 mm long, glabrous, erect in fruit; sepals 10-12 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, hispid-pilose except at the base, the tips elongate, narrowly linear, the bases slightly dilated; corollas funnelform, 1.6-2(-2.5) cm long, glabrous, blue to light rosy-purple or white, the limb 1.8-2 cm wide; stamens 10-11 mm long, included; anthers 1.5 mm long; ovary conic, green, 1.5 mm long, glabrous; style 9 mm long, green Fruit: FRUITS glabrous capsules, 8-9 mm long, rounded, apiculate, 2-3-locular. SEEDS 1-6, 4-5 mm long, pyriform, dark brown to black, appressed-pubescent Misc: Chaparral and desertscrub; 850-2450 m (2800-8000 ft); Jul-Dec REFERENCES: Austin, Daniel F. 1998. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Convolvulaceae 30(2): 61.
Austin 1998
Duration: Annual Nativity: Native Lifeform: Vine General: Low-climbing glabrous annual vine. Leaves: Orbicular-ovate in outline, 3-8 cm long, 1.5-8.5 cm wide, deeply 5-7 lobed, glabrous often with glandular dots at least below, the base cordate, lobes lanceolate and narrowed toward base, the apex acute to acuminate, the petioles 1-5.5 cm long. Flowers: Axillary inflorescences, 1-3 flowered cymes, peduncles 2-6 cm long, glabrous or remotely appressed-hairy; bracts foliaceous, elliptic to linear, 5-6 mm long; flowers on pedicels 4-5 mm long, glabrous, erect in fruit, sepals 10-12 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, hispid-pilose except at base, tips elongate, narrowly linear, bases slightly dilated; corollas funnelform, 1.6-2 cm long, glabrous, blue to light rosy-purple or white, the limb 1.8-2 cm wide, stamens 10-11 mm long. Fruits: Glabrous capsule 8-9 mm long, rounded, apiculate, 2-3 locular. Ecology: Found in chaparral and desert scrub;2,500-8,000 ft (762-2438 m); flowers July-December. Distribution: se AZ, s NM, sw TX; south to n MEX. Notes: Distinguished from other regional Ipomoea by being hairless on leaves and stems, having deeply lobed leaves with glandular dots below, sepals which narrow gradually to a point (acuminate) and have spreading, long hairs. Ethnobotany: Unknown Etymology: Ipomoea comes from Greek ips, a worm and homoios, like, referring to plant-s habit. Synonyms: None Editor: SBuckley 2010, FSCoburn 2015
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