Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea), Pale Blue Form

Pale blue morning glory
Photographed September 2.

Morning Glories are very common weeds here; they can be quite rampant, but they reward us with gorgeous flowers. By far the majority are in deep purple or pink, but the genetics of the species are variable enough to have produced a wide variety of cultivated colors, and we sometimes see unusual colors in the wild. Here is a wild pale-blue form that grew in Beechview.

Ipomoea purpurea, pale blue

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