Please scroll to the bottom for more images.
Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L. var. alsinoides
Slender dwarf morning-glory

Evolvulus alsinoides
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: A pantropical weed, we have previously classified this as not native to South Florida. More research indicates that this is best treated as a native component of the flora. For more images, visit Plant Systematics.

Other data on Evolvulus alsinoides var. alsinoides available from :

Evolvulus alsinoides var. alsinoides has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Curry Hammock State Park Reported
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Reported
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Little Hamaca Park Reported
Long Key State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native

Evolvulus alsinoides var. alsinoides has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Evolvulus alsinoides var. alsinoides has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Coastal Rock Barren
Disturbed Upland

All Images:

Evolvulus alsinoides
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer