Definition of Common morning glory
1. Noun. Annual or perennial climbing herb of Central America having sky-blue flowers; most commonly cultivated morning glory.
2. Noun. Pantropical annual climbing herb with funnel-shaped blue, purple, pink or white flowers.
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Literary usage of Common morning glory
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1. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1879)
"... gradually spreading at the summit of a tube which is narrow below, in the shape of a funnel or tunnel, as in the corolla of the common Morning-Glory, ..."
2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1890)
"... but not everyone knows that each different species of flower opens regularly each day at its own appointed hour. For instance, our common morning glory ..."
3. Vines and how to Grow Them: A Manual of Climbing Plants for Flower, Foliage by William C. McCollom (1911)
"There is one good reason why this plant is not as popular as the common morning glory — poor seeds. It is hard to get a good strain of the Japanese morning ..."
4. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"common morning glory. M. p. 752.. Waste places. Escaped. Summer. 4. IPOMOEA HEDERACEA Jacq. M. p. 752. Fields and waste places. Summer. ..."
5. Old Time Gardens, Newly Set Forth by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"A tiny space can quickly be made delightful with climbing plants. The common Morning-glory, called in England the Bell-bind, ..."
6. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"I. hederacea (Ivy-leaved Morning Glory) is somewhat similar to the common Morning Glory (/. purpurea), but has lobed leaves like Ivy. ..."
7. The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine (1864)
"Thus, the common morning-glory opens at dawn ; the star of Bethlehem, a little after ten o'clock ; the ice-plant, at twelve o'clock at noon. ..."