Common name(s): Beach Morning Glory, Sea Bindweed
Family: Convolvulaceae - Morning Glory Family
Species: Calystegia soldanella
Commonly found: Behind foredunes
Size: 3-4in tall, 1ft wide
Description: Beach Morning Glory is an herbaceous perennial with a rhizome or underground stem. It lies flat on the sand and has fleshy stems and leaves. It has kidney-shaped leaves and trumpet-shaped flowers with pink or lavender petals. Despite its name, Beach Morning Glory is often found inland from the foredunes.