Scientific Name For Morning Glory - Knowledgebase Question

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

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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