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Marcus, Joseph A.
Evolvulus sericeus Sw.
Silver dwarf morning-glory, White Evolvulus
USDA Symbol: EVSE
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Retention: Deciduous Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
AR , AZ , FL , GA , LA , NM , TX Native Habitat:
Widespread on sandy or silty soil across the southern half of Texas to Florida and California and south to Argentina. USDA Native Status: L48(N), PR(N), VI(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Pretty white cup-shaped flowers grace the gray foliage of this small plant.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0227
Collected June 1, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth WhiteNPSOT 0596
Collected May 13, 1991 in Medina County by Harry Cliffe
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff