Morning Glory Problems. Problems with morning glories can vary but may include environmental issues and fungal diseases of morning glory. Environmental problems with morning glories. When the leaves of a morning glory turn yellow, it is usually a sign that something is not right with your plant.
Ipomoea (/ ˌ ɪ p ə ˈ m iː ə,-p oʊ-/) is the largest genus in the flowering plant family Convolvulaceae, with over 500 species.It is a large and diverse group with common names including morning glory, water convolvulus or kangkung, sweet potato, bindweed, moonflower, etc.. The most widespread common name is morning glories, but there are also species in related genera bearing the same ...
Ipomoea quamoclit: leaf blades pinnately divided into 11–31 linear segments and sepals obtuse to short-apiculate, lacking prolonged awns (vs. I. hederifolia, with leaf blades entire to lobed with 3–7 lanceolate to ovate lobes, but not divided, and sepals with evident, elongate, terminal or subterminal awns).
Range & Habitat: Ivy-Leaved Morning Glory is common in most areas of Illinois, except the NW section of the state, where it is less common or absent (see Distribution Map). This vine was introduced into North America from South America as an ornamental plant, and it is probably still spreading throughout the state.
The potted morning glory is familiar among people in Japan. The main way to plant Asagao is called “Andon-style” and its purpose is to get more sunshine by controlling the number of vines. By doing so, photosynthesis of the flower is fostered, providing nutrients resulting in a large flower. Asagao means ‘beauty in the morning’.
The seeds of several varieties of Morning Glory (Ipomoea violacea) contain a naturally occurring tryptamine called Lysergic Acid Amide , which is closely related to LSD. Seeds are taken orally, and can be eaten whole or the active alkaloids can be extracted.
Sweet potato vines are members of the Morning Glory family native to Central America and the Caribbean. They are unrelated to true potatoes which are Nightshades. They produce an edible "storage root" which is non-toxic and under proper "curing" conditions converts part of its starches to sugars making it sweet.
tropical white morningglory This plant and the related entity italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above.