[Ipomoea quinquefolia L. illustration] Family Convolvulacae
Latin name: Ipomoea quinquefolia L.
Common names: five-fingered morningglory, bejuco peludo, batatilla blanca

A weak vine. Palmately compound slightly serrate leaves, reminiscent of cannabis. Leaves are alternate. Attractive funnel-like flowers (2.5 diameter) are white with fused petals on very long slender elegant petioles. Five white stamens, one pistil. Stem hairy. Observed growing on fence and in fallow field.

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