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Wild-potato Morning-glory, Man-in-the-ground
|Size:||Sprawling and climbinb vine to about 5-10 ft long.|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Flower Color:||Red to rose|
|Phenology:||Blooms spring to fall.|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen vine.|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil or other substrate:||Lime rock|
|Soil pH:||Likely calcareous|
Hummingbirds are occasional visitors.
Skippers and sphynx moths are attracted to the flowers.
|Native Habitats:||Pine rocklands|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|General Comments:||Rare - listed as endangered by the State of Florida and as imperrilled by the Florida Natural Inventory.|