Are Morning Glories Toxic?

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Sun Aug 13 15:43:21 EST 1995


In <40bdto$c6q at ccshst05.cs.uoguelph.ca> lwiegard at uoguelph.ca (Lynn M
Wiegard) writes: 
>
>SSmithwill wrote:
>: According to my farmer father, the subterranian storage organ of one
>: particular species of morning glory is preferred by swine who will
root
>: for it.  
>
>Interesting, and not surpising.  
>
>Morning Glory is Ipomoea tricolor, and it's close relative I. batatas
is 
>better known as sweet potato.
>
>-->L.
>
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>lwiegard at uoguelph.ca                      
lynn at snowhite.cis.uoguelph.ca
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>Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Guelph,
ON


>>> The seed of one morning glory can kill a young child if chewed and
ingested. Not a good plant to shade your porch. Micro



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