Ipomoea barbatisepala A. Gray  
Family: Convolvulaceae
canyon morning-glory,  more...
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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.
Ipomoea barbatisepala image
Ries Lindley  
Ipomoea barbatisepala image
Patrick Alexander  
Ipomoea barbatisepala image
Ries Lindley  
Ipomoea barbatisepala image
Patrick Alexander  
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