|COMMON NAME:||Morningglory, bigroot|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Ipomoea pandurata|
|FEATURES:||Large white tubular flower with purple throat; perennial plant with large tap root; leaves can purple
similar to pitted morningglory; leaves mostly glabrous
|DESCRIPTION:||Of the morningglories, this is one of the only perennials common to Alabama. Produces a large tap
root (thus the name- giving rise to alias- wild sweet potato) and large white flower are the most
distinguishing characteristics. Commonly found trailing in unmanaged areas with low soil quality.