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Ipomoea macrorhiza Michaux. Indian-midden Morning-glory, Manroot, Pink Moonvine, Largeroot Morning-glory. Phen: Jun-Jul. Hab: Hammocks, shell middens, dunes, dry sands, mesic pine flatwoods, disturbed maritime areas. Dist: Se. NC south to s. FL, west to s. AL. Sometimes, as by WH3 and K2, this species is considered an alien, native of South America, but this is nonsense -- the species is endemic to the se. United States. (D. Austin, pers. comm., 2011; Wood et al. 2020).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Other Comments: The white, night-blooming flowers are moth-pollinated.

Synonymy: = Fl6, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, WH3, Austin & Huáman (1996), Austin (1984), Wood et al (2020b)

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