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Ipomoea pandurata

Wild Potato

Description:

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

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