Ipomoea triloba (Littlebell)

Ipomoea triloba (Littlebell) Aka Bejuqillo de Puerco, Aiea morning glory, Little bell, Pink convolvulus, Pitted morning glory, Potato vine, or Three-lobed morning glory, is native to the tropical Americas, but it is widespread in warm areas of the world, where it is an introduced species. It belongs to the Convolvulaceae family of morning glories.Ipomoea triloba (Littlebell) is the smallest…

Water Morning Glory (Ipomoea setifera)

Water Morning Glory (Ipomoea setifera) Aka Bejuco de Puerco, Hogvine, Gloria de Mañana,  Ipomoea setifera Poiris,  Morningglories, Gloires du Matina, Ipomoea palustris, and Ipomoea rubra, is a plant type from the genus of Morning Glory (Ipomoea) and from the order of the Nightshade (Solanales), and the family of bindweed (Convolvulaceae).  Yes, this one is also referred to as a “Hogvine”,  just as the one I already posted…

Hogvine (Merremia umbellata)

Hogvine (Merremia umbellata) Aka Yellow Merremia, Yellow Wood Rose, Aguinaldo Amarillo, and Yellow Morning Glory, is a thin vine growing clusters of two inch flower racemes. These plants are vigorous climbers and attract bees, butterflies and birds. Merremia umbellata is native in the state of Florida, West Indies, Central and South America, Malaysia, tropical Africa, and the Pacific Islands. It is seen growing on roadsides, forested areas, and abandoned lots.

The Cypressvine Morning Glory

The Cypressvine Morning Glory (Ipomoea quamoclit) aka cypress vine, morning glory, cardinal creeper, cardinal vine, star glory or hummingbird vine, is a species of Ipomoea morning glory native to tropical regions of the New World from northern South America north to Mexico. It’s a trailing vine which in late afternoons folds its petals inward. I looked this vine up in a book and when I read it was “Morning Glory”, I knew I…