Morning glory family: Convolvulaceae.

Image of Morning Glory retrieved from Static Flickr in February 2013.

Morning glory family: Convolvulaceae.

Most commonly seen as twining, herbaceous wines (lacking tendrils), with simple, hastate or saggitate (arrowhead shaped), alternate leaves. Petals are almost completely united into a large, funnel –shaped corolla. The fruit is capsular. Seeds of Carious Species of both Ipomoea (morning-glories) and Convolvusus (blindweeds) are known to contain (or suspected of containing) LSD-like substances, which are to be regarded as both potentially toxic and hallucinogenic.

Excerpt from page 143 of Poisonous and Medicinal Herbs by Will H. Blackwell

Morning glory family: Convolvulaceae
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