Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Morning-glory (Convolvulaceae) Family.
The flowers open in the morning and close in the afternoon. The flowers have a white to yellow throat and are tubular, 1 inch (2.5 cm) long, and cupped by long, linear, green sepals with stiff, straight, white hairs. The leaves are hairless and have 5 to 7 slender, palmate lobes. The stems are slender, twining, and hairless.
The similar Ivyleaf Morning-glory (Ipomoea hederacea) has hairy leaves and stems, leaves with broader lobes, and larger, rounder flowers.
Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
Location: Along main road 1.5 miles from Visitor Center.
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