Ipomoea cairica

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Ipomoea cairica
Ipom cairi.jpg
Photo by Craig Huegel, Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Ipomoea
Species: I. cairica
Binomial name
Ipomoea cairica
(L.) Sweet
Ipom cair dist.jpg
Natural range of Ipomoea cairica from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common names: Mile-a-minute vine, Cairo morningglory

Taxonomic notes





It has been observed flowering in May.[1]


The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Ipomoea cairica at Archbold Biological Station:[2]

Halictidae: Agapostemon splendens, Augochlora pura

Megachilidae: Megachile georgica

Conservation and Management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 12 DEC 2016
  2. Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.