Scarlet Creeper, Ipomoea coccinea
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Family: Convolvulaceae, Morning Glory Family
Plant Size: Trailing and climbing vine up to many feet long.
Blooms in: Spring through Fall
Habitat Preferred: Along streams, canyons, woodlands, sometimes in residential areas.
Photo(s) taken at: Clarkdale, 10/8/99
Bloom Color: Bright Red
Other Common Names: Scarlet Morning Glory, Star Glory
Comments: Hummingbirds like the nectar in these flowers.
Further Reference & Sources: "Arizona Flora", Kearney, Peebles, et. al., Univ. of California Press, 1951 w/1960 supp.;   "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press
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