Q. Are the moon flower and ipomoea pandurata the same flower?

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Many species of plants are called "moonflowers" however Ipomoea pandurata is not one of them. Although similar in appearance to moonflowers (Ipomoea alba it is a different species. Common names for this plant include man of the earth, wild potato vine, manroot, wild sweet potato, and wild rhubarb. More below:

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=361166&isprofile=0&

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  • Last Updated Apr 02, 2018
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  • Answered By Anita Finkle

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