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morning glory family

noun
1.
the plant family Convulvulaceae, characterized by twining herbaceous vines, shrubs, and trees having alternate, simple, or compound leaves, funnel-shaped, often showy flowers, and fruit in the form of a berry or capsule, and including bindweed, dodder, moonflower, morning glory, and sweet potato.
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Examples for morning glory family
  • Another noticeable plant is field bindweed, which is in the morning glory family.

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