Swamp Morning-Glory (Ipomoea aquatica)


Ipomoea Aquatica, or more commonly know as Swamp Morning-Glory, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Ipomoea. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Ipomoea Aquatica or Swamp Morning-Glory's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of California, Florida and Hawaii.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ipomoea
  • Family: Convolvulaceae
  • Order: Solanales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) PR (I)
  • Federal Noxious Status: NW
  • Federal Noxious Common Name: Chinese waterspinach
  • State Noxious Status: AL (CAW) CA (Q) FL (PAP1) MA (PR) NC (CAW) OR (Q) SC (ILAP PP) TX (NP) VT (CAW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AL (Chinese waterspinach) CA (Chinese waterspinach) FL (water spinach) MA (Chinese waterspinach) NC (water spinach) OR (Chinese waterspinach) SC (water spinach water spinach swamp morningglory) TX (water spinach) VT (Chinese waterspinach)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: FLEPPC STATE US
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: C(FACW) H(OBL)

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