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Ipomoea indica Purple morning glory, native to South America, is a vigorous perennial climber that can form either a dense ground cover or climb high into the canopy smothering native vegetation. After being widely cultivated as a garden ornamental the species has become naturalised in many of our coastal areas. This grouping seen on the edge of sclerophyll forest. <br />
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Flowers are funnel-shaped, violet-blue and up to 8 cm in diameter. Flowering is from spring to autumn. Australia,Blue morning glory,Convolvulaceae,Geotagged,Ipomoea indica,Solanales,Spring,botany,flora,morning glory,new south wales,purple flower Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Ipomoea indica

Purple morning glory, native to South America, is a vigorous perennial climber that can form either a dense ground cover or climb high into the canopy smothering native vegetation. After being widely cultivated as a garden ornamental the species has become naturalised in many of our coastal areas. This grouping seen on the edge of sclerophyll forest.

Flowers are funnel-shaped, violet-blue and up to 8 cm in diameter. Flowering is from spring to autumn.

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''Ipomoea indica'' is a species of flowering plant in the family Convolvulaceae, known by several common names, including blue morning glory, oceanblue morning glory, ''koali awa'', and blue dawn flower.

Similar species: Solanales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Apr 21, 2021. Captured Nov 9, 2018 10:44 in 59 Merewether St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm