Are Morning Glories Toxic?

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at
Sun Aug 13 15:43:21 EST 1995

In <40bdto$c6q at> lwiegard at (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
>: for it.  
>Interesting, and not surpising.  
>Morning Glory is Ipomoea tricolor, and it's close relative I. batatas
>better known as sweet potato.
>lwiegard at                      
lynn at
>Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Guelph,

>>> 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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