Other names: Common morningglory
Life cycle: Annual
Found in: Cropland, nurseries, landscapes and other noncrop areas throughout the eastern half of the U.S. except for the far North.
General description: Trailing or climbing vine that can reach 6½ feet in length.
Seedlings: Cotyledons are moderately indented, rounded and almost perfectly square in outline.
True leaves: Alternate and heart-shaped, with hairs that lie flat against the surface.
Flowers and fruit: Flowers bloom in clusters of three or more and are white to purple and
trumpet-shaped. Fruit is a brown capsule containing four to six black seeds.