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Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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SMALL-FLOWER WHITE MORNING-GLORY
SMALL WHITE MORNING-GLORY
Whitestar is an uncommon morning-glory of marshes and swamps in Florida, found mostly in the panhandle, but also occurring in Levy, Alachua, Seminole, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade Counties. The range includes moist fields, roadsides and disturbed sites throughout the southeastern United States, north as far as Iowa to New York, plus Massachusetts, west to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, plus California.
The flower is white, sometimes tinged with pink, funnelform and up to 2.5 cm (1 in.) long. Anthers are purple and the sepals lanceolate. The plant is a twining herb with three-lobed or heart-shaped leaves.
Other species of the Ipomoea genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
View Ipomoea alba - MOONFLOWER
View Ipomoea cairica - MILE A MINUTE VINE
View Ipomoea cordatotriloba - COASTAL MORNING GLORY
View Ipomoea imperati - BEACH MORNING-GLORY
View Ipomoea indica var. acuminata - OCEANBLUE MORNING-GLORY
View Ipomoea pandurata - MAN-OF-THE-EARTH
View Ipomoea pes-caprae var. brasiliensis - RAILROAD VINE
View Ipomoea sagittata - SALTMARSH MORNING-GLORY
View Ipomoea quamoclit - CYPRESSVINE