Ipomoea sagittata Poiret. Phen: Apr-Oct. Hab: Edges of brackish marshes, moist thickets on barrier islands, hammocks. Dist: E. NC south to s. FL, west to TX; eastern Mexico and Central America; West Indies. Also present in the Old World, around the Mediterranean and in n. Africa (the type is from Africa); this distribution may be from early anthropogenic dispersal from the West Indies.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Bah, Fl6, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Mex, RAB, S, Tx, WH3, WI, Austin & Huáman (1996), Austin (1984), Wood et al (2020b)