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Scarlet Creeper

Natural History

Scarlet Creeper is a member of the Morning Glory Family. The plant is a leafy trailing or climbing vine which has dark green, angular leaves, typically with 3 large lobes to 3 inches in length. The plant grows along brushy hillsides and in canyons.

Other names for the Scarlet Creeper are Star Glory and Trans-pecos Morning Glory.

The plant blooms between May and October and produces red, trumpet shaped flowers which have 5 pointed lobes to 1.5 inches in length.

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