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Tall Morningglory : Kentucky IPM

Tall Morningglory (Ipomoea purpurea)


Tall, or annual morningglory, has cotyledons and growth habits similar to ivyleaf morningglory. Tall morningglory seedling
Tall morninggloryThe leaves of tall morningglory are heart-shaped, however, rather than three-lobed like ivyleaf morningglory. Also, the pubescence (hairs) of tall morningglory lie flat on the leaf surfaces. It is not uncommon to find both these species in the same field.


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