Category Archives: Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory family)

Erycibe coccinea (Convolvulaceae)

“A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books”. I agree with Walt Whitman. But you ain’t gona find no Erycibe ever at your windowsill. Erycibe is no ordinary morning glory. If you did not already … Continue reading

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Evolvulus alsinoides (Convolvulaceae)

Also known as the Slender Dwarf Morning Glory, Evolvulus alsinoides is a slender scrambler found in savanna and urban grasslands. At least 3 varieties occur in Queensland. The shoots, at first glance resembles that of a grass with small leaves … Continue reading

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Ipomoea indica (Convolvulaceae)

Morning Glories have been the subject of much literary attention, and native or not, they have inspired appreciation wherever they occur. Few non-indigenous plants can match the ameliorating effect of the rich blue to purple blossoms of Ipomoea indica (Blue … Continue reading

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