railroad vine


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Related to railroad vine: beach morning glory
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Noun1.railroad vine - a prostrate perennial of coastal sand dunes Florida to Texasrailroad vine - a prostrate perennial of coastal sand dunes Florida to Texas
morning glory - any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day
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he chose spartina, sea oats, flowering dune sunflower and purple-blossomed railroad vine, "really tough things that will grow in the sand," he says; and on the leeward side, green buttonwood, gumbo limbo and mastic trees.
Railroad vine was the dominant species in summer and fall and beach croton was the dominant in winter and spring (Table 6).
The shoreline of Big Pass, artistically chiseled by the receding tides, is often adorned by the pink and purple flowers of railroad vine and wild morning glories.