Ipomoea purpurea

Family Convolvulaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesMorning Glory, Purple Morning Glory, Tall Morning Glory
SynonymsConvolvulus purpureus L.
Growth formShrub, Vine/scrambler/climber
Seed dispersal morphologyAdhesive (burrs, sticky, awns, hairs etc)
Maximum height (m)5
Capable of vegetative reproductionInformation unavailable
Native rangeTropical and sub-tropical America
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD
Exotic range (other)Africa, North America, Pacific Ocean Islands
Habitat types (exotic)Agricultural land, Bushland, Disturbed areas (including trails), Garden escape, Riparian systems, Roadsides, Urban areas, gardens and parks, Wastelands
Soil type (exotic)Loamy, Most soil types, Sandy, Well drained
Decade of introduction1840

This species is available for purchase online in Australia (current as of May 2013)

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 363430343622202032
RCP 8.5 2035 343430343422202032
RCP 8.5 2065 343430343422202032

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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