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Ipomoea lacunosa L.

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Ipomoea lacunosa, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Ipomoea lacunosa, whole plant - in flower - general view

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Ipomoea lacunosa, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Ipomoea lacunosa, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
Ipomoea lacunosa, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
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Ipomoea lacunosa, inflorescence - lateral view of flower

Ipomoea lacunosa, stem - showing leaf bases
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Ipomoea lacunosa, stem - showing leaf bases
Ipomoea lacunosa, leaf - basal or on lower stem
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Ipomoea lacunosa, leaf - basal or on lower stem

Ipomoea lacunosa, Small White Morning Glory
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Ipomoea lacunosa, Small White Morning Glory
Ipomoea lacunosa, leaf and flower
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Ipomoea lacunosa, leaf and flower

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Albuginaceae  Albugo ipomoeae-panduratae @ BPI (6)
Coleosporiaceae  Coleosporium ipomoeae @ BPI (30)
Diaporthaceae  Phomopsis longicolla @ BPI (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Ipomoea lacunosa L. Whitestar Morning-glory
Convolvulaceae — Morning-glory family
Ipomoea lacunosa
Lums Pond State Park
September 2001

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Ipomoea lacunosa L.

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General Information
Symbol: IPLA
Group: Dicot
Family: Convolvulaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   W
L48   N
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species . Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, MD, Beltsville. Usage Requirements .

©Lawrence S. Gilliam. United States, NC, Guilford Co., Roadside ditch. September 6, 2004. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 44. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .




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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Solanales
Family Convolvulaceae – Morning-glory family
Genus Ipomoea L. – morning-glory
Species Ipomoea lacunosa L. – whitestar

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Arizona Ipomoea
morning glory Prohibited noxious weed 1
Arkansas Ipomoea
morning glory Noxious weed
1 all species except Ipomoea carnea, Mexican bush morning glory, I. triloba, three-lobed morning glory, and I. arborescens, morning glory tree
U.S. Weed Information
Ipomoea Ipomoea lacunosa pitted morningglory whitestar This plant and the related entity italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
KY Haragan, P.D.. 1991. Weeds of Kentucky and adjacent states: a field guide . The University Press of Kentucky. Lexington, Kentucky.
N'EAST Uva, R.H., J.C. Neal,and J.M. DiTomaso. 1997. Weeds of the Northeast . Cornell University Press. Ithaca, New York.
SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. 1998. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM . Southern Weed Science Society. Champaign, Illinois.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW

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University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (IPLA)
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FL-University of Florida Extension Fact Sheet (IPLA)
IL-Prairie Wildflowers of Illinois (IPLA)
Invasive Species (IPLA)
KS-Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses (IPLA)
MO-Missouri Plants (IPLA)
MS-Mississippi State University (IPLA)
Phytoremediation of Lead Contaminated Soil Using Morning Glory (IPLA)
UC Davis, IPM: abstract & images (IPLA)
VA-Virginia Tech Weed Collection (IPLA)
Virginia Tech: abstract & image (IPLA)



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