Wild Potato

Ipomoea pandurata



Flowering vine that is high climbing. Flowers are white with purple throats. Flower open in the morning. Stems are hairless with olive leaves. Grows in upland woods and edges of prairies.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Man of the Earth, Wild Sweet Potato
Plant Family:Convolvulaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees
Bloom Time:Early July into October
Global and State Rank:S4, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Alkaline, Neutral, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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