Plant ID forum: Bumble Bee Morning Glory?

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
May 12, 2014 7:28 PM CST
I stumbled upon this on Amazon - its called a Bumble Bee Morning Glory. I can't find genus or species on the page of what this flower is .. doesn't look like a MG to me .. anyone recognize this?



Here's a link to the page:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HQK5ZPW/

"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Name: Larry
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Seedfork
May 12, 2014 7:42 PM CST
I don't know, but here is another pic, they just don't say what it is. But it does appear to be a morning glory.
http://www.thelovelyplants.com...
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
May 12, 2014 7:49 PM CST
I'm thinking it's not a member of the Convolvulaceae Family of plants.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Name: greene
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greene
May 12, 2014 7:55 PM CST
In the text on Amazon it says the leaves are "heart-shaped". I think perhaps the seller used the incorrect photo for the plant he is hawking, er, selling.
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Name: Connie
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pardalinum
May 12, 2014 7:58 PM CST
If you read the comments in Seedfork's link you will see that it is Turnera subulata.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T...
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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Seedfork
May 12, 2014 8:07 PM CST
pardalinum,
Thanks for noticing that, I did not read far enough! Thumbs up
Name: Connie
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pardalinum
May 12, 2014 8:31 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Name: greene
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greene
May 12, 2014 8:42 PM CST
Couldn't read the link because it would not open. Sorry that I voiced an independent opinion; thought it would be an okay thing to do.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
May 12, 2014 8:47 PM CST
Thanks! The seller doesn't have very good feedback and I was pretty sure that wasn't what I would call a Morning Glory! It's a pretty flower though!
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

G'Kar
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