Ipomoea sagittata Poir.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Solanales||Potatoes, eggplants, tomatoes, peppers, tobacco, petunias, sweet potatoes, morning glories, many others|
|Family||Convolvulaceae||Bindweed or morning glory family|
|Genus||Ipomoea||From Greek ips, “a worm,” and homoios, “like,” because of the twining vine|
|Species||sagittata||From the Latin for “arrow” and hence sagitate|
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Ipomoea sagittata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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4/14/2015 · Anhinga Trail, Everglades National Park, Florida · ≈ 7 × 4½″ (17 × 11 cm)
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