Ipomoea pes-caprae
Railroad Vine

Family: Convolvulaceae

Form: Herbaceous, horizontally spreading, perennial vine

Leaves: Simple, alternate, entire, round, glabrous with cleft apex,

Stem/Bark: Herbaceous, green stem with reddish marks

Flower: Large, bisexual, funnelform, sympetalous, purple, with darker purple star pattern surrounding the center

Fruit: Dehiscent, round capsule

Comments: Similar in growth habit and growing conditions as the native Beach Bean (Canavalia maritima) but easily distinguished by its typical convolvulaceae flower.