Ipomoea microdactyla

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Wild-potatoe Morning-glory, Man-in-the-ground

Convolvulaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Vine
Size:Sprawling  and climbinb vine to about 5-10  ft long.
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Red to rose
Phenology:Blooms year round
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Specimen vine
Propagation:Seed
Availability:Native nurseries
Light: Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
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

Ecology

Wildlife:
 
Insects:
Native Habitats:Pine rocklands

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:Rare - listed as endangered by the State of Florida and as imperrilled by the Florida Natural Inventory.