Wild Flowers of Pittsburgh

Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea)


These tropical garden escapes seem to love the Pittsburgh climate. They can cover whole hillsides or fences with twining vines that produce heart-shaped leaves, or sometimes three-lobed grape-like leaves when they really get large and vigorous. The flowers close by noon, giving us one of our best incentives for early rising.


One response

  1. Val

    Your photos are stunning! I’ve just subscribed.
    This one – it looks like it’s glowing, like a little magenta sun!

    August 14, 2011 at 5:52 pm

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