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Name: Marti Nelson
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marti
Oct 22, 2011 5:29 PM CST
Why is it called Wild Cotton? Confused
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Name: EmmaGrace Hill
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8b)
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EmmaGrace
Oct 30, 2011 12:18 PM CST
Hi Marti,
Ipomoea albivenia has the common name 'Wild Cotton' because the seeds are covered in a cotten-type substance when collected fresh from the pod and before they are cleaned.

You can see a photo of the uncleaned seeds here - 3rd photo to Right
http://www.keywordpicture.com/abuse/ipomoea%20albivenia///

Hope this helps,
Emma
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