Ipomoea cardiophylla

A plant of moist arroyos & canyons. Distinguished from other Ipomoea most readily by the warty-papillose sepals and inflated, similarly papillose pedicels. Moderately widespread but uncommon throughout much of its range--except perhaps in wet years.

A flower at Aguirre Spring in the Organ Mts., 9/25/06.

Sepals at Aguirre Spring, 9/25/06.

A cauline leaf & flowers in various stages of collapse, Aguirre Spring, 9/25/06.

A flower & buds at Aguirre Spring, 9/25/06.

Immature fruit near La Cueva on the west side of the Organ Mountains, 21 Sep 2007.


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