Small White Morning-glory Ipomoea lacunosa Linnaeus    Synonyms: Pitted Morning Glory, White Morning-glory, White Star, Whitestar.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Solanales   >   Family Convolvulaceae   >   Genus Ipomoea   

Status:

Common east of the Catoctin Mountains.

Description:

Small white (sometimes pink) flowers and cordate leaves makes this vine unmistakable.

Where to find:

Prefers open areas with lots of sun. Roadsides through agricultural areas are one of the preferred habitats.

Relationships:

Morning-glory Plume Moth larvae use Small White Morning-glory as a host plant.

There are 314 records in the project database.

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Whitestar blooming in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/29/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Whitestar blooming in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/1/2012). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2016). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/8/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Whitestar blooming in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/31/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Whitestar, the less common, purple form, in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/13/2013). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/7/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/19/2018). (c) Bill Harms, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bill Harms via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Whitestar in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/3/2013). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Whitestar blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Whitestar blooming in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/29/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory blooming in Calvert Co., Maryland (9/30/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/12/2020). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/19/2019). (c) eaglebeach, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Lynn Strauss. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Charles Co., Maryland (9/25/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/9/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/23/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/18/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/29/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Whitestar blooming in Harford Co., Maryland (10/4/2014). Photo by Joshua Jones. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/24/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Whitestar blooming in Wicomico Co., Maryland (8/17/1983). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/26/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Talbot Co., Maryland (10/27/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/4/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Charles Co., Maryland (10/3/2020). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Small White Morning-glory in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/21/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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