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Bayhops, beach morning glory, goats foot creeper, railroad vine
Ipomoea pes-caprae, also known as Beach Morning Glory or Goat's Foot, is a common pantropical creeping vine belonging to the family Convolvulaceae. It grows on the upper parts of beaches and endures salted air. It is one of the most common and most widely distributed salt tolerant plants and provides one of the best known examples of oceanic dispersal. Its seeds float and are unaffected by salt water.[+]
Originally described by Linnaeus, it was placed in its current genus by Robert Brown in 1818.
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