Scientific Name For Morning Glory - Knowledgebase Question

Rye, NH
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Question by IAbby
June 7, 2000
What is the botanical name for morning glories and convolvulus another flower of the morning glory family?


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Answer from NGA
June 7, 2000
Morning glory is Ipomoea purpurea. It is included in Convolvulacea -- as is Convolvulus (this is the botanical name) which is sometimes commonly called the Dwarf Morning Glory.

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