Family:
Convolvulaceae
Toxins:
indolizidine alkaloids ergoline
Flower Color:
  • flower color
  • flower color
  • flower color
  • flower color
Found:
ornamental, landscaping

Geographical Distribution

Morning glory distribution - United States

Related Species

Morning Glory

Ipomoea spp

Water Convolvulus Or Kangkung, Sweet Potato, Bindweed, Moonflower
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Morning glory (Ipomoea spp) is a fast-growing, summer annual or perennial, herbaceous vine from the flowering plant family Convolvulaceae. Most species produce colorful flowers and often grown as ornamentals in gardens and landscapes.

All parts of the morning glory plant contain indolizidine alkaloids, which are toxic to horses if ingested.

Symptoms

  • Dilated Pupils
  • Diarrhea
  • Agitation
  • Disorientation
  • Incoordination
  • Nausea
  • Appetite Loss
  • Gastrointestinal Upset
  • Lethargy
  • Tremors
  • Liver Failure

References

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