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Ipomoea violacea Linnaeus. Beach Moonflower, Moonvine. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Coastal strands and dunes, maritime hammocks. Dist: S. FL; West Indies, s. Mexico, Central America, and n. South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, Fl6, FNA14, K3, K4, Meso4.2, Mex, WH3, WI, Wood et al (2020b); = Calonyction tuba (Schltdl.) Colla – S; = Ipomoea macrantha Roem. & Schult. – Austin (1984); = Ipomoea tuba (Schltdl.) G.Don – Tx

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Great Plains: FAC

Heliophily ?: 9

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷


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