Ivyleaf Morningglory

Ipomoea hederacea

Ivyleaf morningglory
Ivyleaf morningglory. Photo courtesy of NY State IPM Program. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.
Morningglories are a family of annual weed known for their vining characteristics and their trumpet-shaped flowers. Their vining nature can be injurous to surrounding plants and they are best controlled at the seedling stage. They prefer moist soils.