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Taxonomic Details for Ipomoea pes-caprae

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomPlantae
SubkingdomViridiplantae
InfrakingdomStreptophyta
SuperdivisionEmbryophyta
DivisionTracheophyta
SubdivisionSpermatophytina
ClassMagnoliopsida
SuperorderAsteranae
OrderSolanales
FamilyConvolvulaceae
GenusIpomoea
SpeciesIpomoea pes-caprae
Common Name: bayhops
Authority: (L.) R. Br.
ITIS TSN: 30787   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Habitat Type: Beach/Dune, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Ipomoea pes-caprae
Ipomoea is distributed worldwide on coastal beaches.

Ipomoea pes-caprae
It forms long runners that spread across the beach. Photo Steve Pennings

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.