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Ipomoea leptophylla

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What is visible in the wild by W.L. Wagner.

The flower by James L. Reveal. Some are lighter pink.

Author: John Torrey, 1845
Origin:  Southern North America
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  25 Centimetres
Height:  120 Centimetres
Flower:  Pink
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  Bush Morning-glory, Bush Moomflower, Manroot
Synonyms:  Convolvulus caddoensis, Buckley.

This member of the Convolvulaceae family was given this name by John Torrey in 1845. It is found in central southern North America, growing in a well drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 25 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to one meter or even one and a half meter in height. The flowers are from light to dark pink.

The generic name Ipomoea is derived from the Greek ἴψ, ἰπός; íps, ipós, meaning 'woodworm', and ὅμοιος; hómoios, meaning 'resembling'. It referring to their twining habit. The species name means 'thin leaves'.

Has to be held in right hand...