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Blue Morning Glory

Ipomoea indica

Description:

Member of Convolvulaceae family. Not endemic to Crete but naturalised after escape of plants grown as ornamentals. Beautiful vivid electric blue colour in fresh young flowers, fading to a purple or magenta colour later. Vigorous climbing perennial.

Habitat:

In Crete, it is usually close to cultivation/gardens. This specimen was by the roadside, inbetween the Orthodox Monastery of Kolymbari and the Orthodox Academy of Crete, just a few metres above sea-level.

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3 Comments

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Nice shot Rhona welcome to PN

ChristosMaroulis
ChristosMaroulis 6 years ago

Nice!! Welcome!! :-)

Welcome on Project....!!!! We hope to see more of your wonderful spottings!!!

rhonabloxsom
Spotted by
rhonabloxsom

Κρήτη, Greece

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on Sep 27, 2014

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