Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Tall/Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea) - White Variant

October 13th, 2014. Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea) plants have been blooming along fence lines around the county. Most flowers are blue or pink so it was noteworthy to see some white flowers.

A white variant of the Tall Morning Glory blooming on the embankment

Closer views

Most of the flowers had purple highlights

The sepals

Close views of the leaves and a bud

A purple flower of one of the ‘parent’ plants that also exhibits the deeper purple highlights
Some of the white flowers lack the purple highlights although the highlights are distinguishable on the flower to the left.

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