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Ipomoea tenuissima Choisy
Rockland morningglory

Ipomoea tenuissima
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Addisonia, vol. 4: t. 128 (1919) [M.E. Eaton]

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the Greater Antilles.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Ipomoea tenuissima available from :

Ipomoea tenuissima has been found in the following 26 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Doubtfully Present
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Florida City Pineland Present Native
Gold Coast Railroad Museum Present Native
Goulds Pineland Present Native
Ingram Pineland Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Northrop Pineland Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Present Native
Pine Ridge Sanctuary Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rock Pit #39 Present Native
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native

Ipomoea tenuissima has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Doubtfully Native

Ipomoea tenuissima has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland

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Ipomoea tenuissima
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Addisonia, vol. 4: t. 128 (1919) [M.E. Eaton]