Plants Native to Hawaii: Koali’awa

25 07 2009

Beach Morning Glory

Beach Morning Glory

This vine, commonly known as Beach Morning Glory, has silvery green heart-shaped leaves that are four to five inches long. The tubular flowers that are up to three inches in diameter are a bluish violet in the morning and turn to a deep pink tone and close in the evening.

It is reputed to have great medicinal value and is found on the edge of sandy beaches.




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