Ipomoea purpurea

ClassificationDicots
FamilyConvolvulaceae
Family (Traditional)Convolvulaceae
GenusIpomoea
SpeciesIpomoea purpurea (L.) Roth
Common NameTall morning-glory
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant NotesHabit: vine - forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; ; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Convolvulus purpureus Convolvulus purpureus L.
Ipomoea hirsutula Ipomoea hirsutula Jacq. f.
Ipomoea purpurea var. diversifolia Ipomoea purpurea var. diversifolia (Lindl.) O'Donell
Pharbitis purpurea Pharbitis purpurea (L.) Voigt

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Carter (KY), Clark (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Grant (KY), Henry (KY), Jackson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Monroe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Pendleton (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MTSU, SWMT, UOS, APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1955 - 2002

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100391703 McCreary Kentucky 10 Aug 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6840
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391745 Powell Kentucky 11 Aug 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
6076
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391661 Clinton Kentucky 14 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
1163
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391877 Madison Kentucky 20 Sep 1977 J. Stuart Lassetter
2673
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391828 Jackson Kentucky 01 Jul 1992 Joe Abner
92-112
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391786 Carter Kentucky 30 Jul 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
11012
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391836 Jessamine Kentucky 10 Oct 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391737 Pike Kentucky 13 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9177
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391794 Clark Kentucky 17 Sep 1955 Mary Ruth Beckett
1050
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391687 Cumberland Kentucky 13 Sep 1997 James B. Beck
220
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391851 Madison Kentucky 11 Jul 1982 Ronald L. Jones
3747
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391869 Madison Kentucky 08 Oct 1995 Michael D. Moeykens
49
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391679 Clinton Kentucky 07 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
978
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
N/A Montgomery Kentucky 24 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
1058
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391778 Marion Kentucky 31 Aug 1997 Ross C. Clark
23608
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391810 Henry Kentucky 10 Jun 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
681
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391695 Marion Kentucky 30 Aug 1994 M. H. McGuffey
67
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391752 Powell Kentucky 11 Jun 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5026
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100768546 Powell Kentucky 13 Jul 1980 Johnny Faulkner
414
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391844 Madison Kentucky 31 Jul 1993 Timothy J. Weckman
433
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391802 Henry Kentucky 03 Aug 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
596
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391729 Montgomery Kentucky 03 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1243
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391760 Pulaski Kentucky 23 Jul 1992 John Richard Abbott
3247
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
BEREA023506 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Ipomoea purpurea
BEREA012333 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Ipomoea purpurea
BEREA012332 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Ipomoea purpurea
ETSU008292 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Ipomoea purpurea
31973000009386 Jessamine Kentucky
KNK
Ipomoea purpurea
31234100391885 Madison Kentucky 05 Oct 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3421
EKY
Ipomoea purpurea
BEREA012330 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Ipomoea purpurea
BEREA012331 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Ipomoea purpurea
31973000009383 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Ipomoea purpurea
31973000009387 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Ipomoea purpurea
31973000009385 Grant Kentucky
KNK
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179703 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179724 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179708 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179727 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179723 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179710 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179699 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179711 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179698 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179705 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179726 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179721 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179936 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179712 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179720 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179718 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179713 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179716 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179702 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179697 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179709 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179714 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179717 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179719 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
31973000009389 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Ipomoea purpurea
31973000009384 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Ipomoea purpurea
31973000009388 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179725 Union Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179706 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179715 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179707 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179704 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179700 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179701 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
TENN-V-0179722 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Ipomoea purpurea
APSC0018269 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Ipomoea purpurea
APSC0018268 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014225 Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014221 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT024172 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT024178 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT024175 Rutherford Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT024177 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT024176 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT024173 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT024174 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
APSC0018266 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Ipomoea purpurea
APSC0041871 Unicoi Tennessee
APSC
Ipomoea purpurea
APSC0018265 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Ipomoea purpurea
APSC0087210 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Ipomoea purpurea
APSC0018264 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006908 Roane Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU030239 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014218 Bradley Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006912 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU032105 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006915 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014226 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006911 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014224 Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006910 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006909 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006916 Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014216 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014217 Clay Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006905 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
MTSU024453 Putnam Tennessee
MTSU
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT034128 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT034126 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT034125 Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UOS02344 Franklin Tennessee 02 Aug 1998 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Ipomoea purpurea
SWMT03357 Williamson Tennessee 22 Aug 1982 Rick Sullivan
SWMT
Ipomoea purpurea
SWMT05368 Shelby Tennessee 12 Nov 2002 Rachel Luck
56
SWMT
Ipomoea purpurea
SWMT05464 Shelby Tennessee 11 Nov 2002 Susan Wright
16
SWMT
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006918 Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014219 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006907 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006906 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU030237 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014222 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014223 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU030238 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014220 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU014215 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU034470 White Tennessee 16 Sep 2000 Allen reynolds
17
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
HTTU006913 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT034123 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT034127 Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UCHT034124 Tennessee
UCHT
Ipomoea purpurea
UOS02345 Franklin Tennessee 17 Oct 1973 Bruce W. Hackemann
UOS
Ipomoea purpurea
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