morning-glory


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morning-glory

n, pl -ries
(Plants) any of various mainly tropical convolvulaceous plants of the genus Ipomoea and related genera, with trumpet-shaped blue, pink, or white flowers, which close in late afternoon
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They found that by varying the proportions in the mixture made of Castilla tree sap and morning-glory vine juice, a different kind of rubber could be made.
An unrecognized member of the morning-glory group, the Cardinal climber produces 2-inch flowers that are crimson with a white throat.
Blue daze (Evolvulus glomeratus) is a strong ground cover with miniature, sky-blue, morning-glory flowers.