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|Family: Convolvulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ipomoea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ipomoea hederacea Jacq.
Habit: Annual. Leaf: blade 3--8 cm, entire to +- deeply 3--5-lobed, sparsely strigose. Inflorescence: peduncles 1--3(6)-flowered. Flower: sepals 16--25 mm, abruptly narrowed to slender, leaf-like tip, hairs near base 2--6 mm; corolla 2--6 cm, light blue, tube white or pale yellow within. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Fields, orchards, disturbed places; Elevation: 250 m. Bioregional Distribution: s CA-FP; Distribution Outside California: native Arizona to New Jersey. Note: California plants previously (mis)identified as Ipomoea nil (L.) Roth; in California, evidence of naturalization lacking, possibly occurring only as agricultural weed.
eFlora Treatment Author: Daniel F. Austin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ipomoea cairica
Next taxon: Ipomoea indica
Citation for this treatment: Daniel F. Austin 2016. Ipomoea hederacea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29048, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.