Morning-glory, Bush Moomflower, Manroot
Convolvulus caddoensis, Buckley.
This member of the
Convolvulaceae family was given this name by John Torrey in
1845. It is found
in central southern North America, growing in a well drained soil with
little to some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 25
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to one meter or even one
and a half meter in
flowers are from light to dark pink.
generic name Ipomoea is derived from the Greek ἴψ, ἰπός;
meaning 'woodworm', and ὅμοιος; hómoios,
meaning 'resembling'. It referring to their twining habit. The species name means 'thin leaves'.