Native to the United States, and found from Texas east to South Carolina and Florida.
A perennial vine with rapid growth that allows it to quickly cover large areas with foliage, attaching to other plants by means of tendrils. As a species of morningglory this plant is considered invasive in some states.
A low-growing but potentially invasive vine that grows up into and over other plants, attaching to them with tendrils. Stems are thin and strong, with a slight reddish color and are covered with short hairs. Leaves are 3 to 4 inches wide and divided into 3 deeply lobed sections. The pink flowers are typical of the family, bell-shaped and arising on long stalks from the base of the leaves.
Characteristicts Important to Control:
In order to kill the roots a systemic herbicide may be necessary, followed by physical removal of the foliage to eliminate it from other plantings.