Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Ipomoea pandurata (Linnaeus) G.F.W. Meyer. Wild Sweet Potato, Manroot, Man-of-the-earth, Bigroot Morning-glory. Phen: May-Sep; Jul-Oct. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry forests and woodlands, prairies, disturbed areas. Dist: CT, NY, and s. ON west to OH, s. MI, and KS, south to c. peninsular FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl6, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Austin & Huáman (1996), Austin (1984); > Ipomoea pandurata var. pandurata – G; > Ipomoea pandurata var. rubescens – G

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