Evolvulus sericeus [Convolvulaceae]

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Scientific Name Evolvulus sericeus USDA PLANTS Symbol EVSE
Common Name Silver Dwarf Morning-glory, White Evolvulus ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 30849
Family Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) SEINet
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Description Habitat: Sandy or silty soils; dry, grassy areas.
Plant: Low perennial, with erect or prostrate stems up to 14 inches long, not twining.
Leaves: Variable, alternate, narrowly-elliptic to linear, 1/2 to 1 inch long, usually smooth on top and hairy underneath.
Inflorescence: White, 5-lobed funnel-shaped flowers growing from leaf axils, 5/8 inch or less across, 5 stamens.
Bloom Period: April to July.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist, "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, and SEINet
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