morningglory, red

COMMON NAME: Morningglory, red
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ipomoea coccinea
FAMILY: Convolvulaceae
LIFECYCLE: Annual
FEATURES: Points along leaf margin of heart-shaped leaf and tubular orange-red flower are the most
distinguishable characteristics.
DESCRIPTION: Climbing vine common in cultivated agriculture and horticulture in the Eastern and
Southwestern U.S.

Broad View General climbing growth habit

Broad View
General climbing growth habit

Leaf Heart-shaped leaf

Leaf
Heart-shaped leaf

Leaf Heart-shaped leaf

Leaf
Heart-shaped leaf

Flower / Seed Head Side view of flower

Flower / Seed Head
Side view of flower

Flower / Seed Head Direct view of corolla

Flower / Seed Head
Direct view of corolla