- Pronunciation: eye-poe-MEE-ah
- Common Name: Mile-a-Minute
- Type: creeper, Vine
- Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
- Status: Weed This introduced Plant has escaped into local bushland. Without natural predators to keep it in check, it is out-competing native Species.
- Flowers: mauve in stalked clusters, funnel-shaped, lavender-deeper inside.
- Species List: Noosa's Worst Weeds, Boreen Point Caravan Park, Girraween, Cooroibah Conservation Park, Cooroibah Bushland Reserve, weeds, NNS, TAFE, BHNR
Native of tropical Asia and Africa
Leaves deeply divided into 5-7 lobes.
CONTROL METHODS: REMOVAL: Remove every part of the Plant - hand-pull seedlings. Replace with: Callerya megasperma, Hibbertia scandens, Tecomanthe hillii, Pandorea spp., Hardenbergia violaceae.
spread by birds