Shrubs of Morni: Railway Creeper

Railway Creeper/ Ivy-leaved Morning Glory/ Mile-a-Minute Vine (Ipomoea cairica)- a fast growing morning glory vine with purple flowers with 5-lobed (sometimes 7) leaves. It is commonly seen in the waste patches along railway tracks and hence the name.

Railway Creeper flower, Railway track Chandimandir, Morni foothills
Railway Creeper flower, Railway track Chandimandir, Morni foothills
Railway Creeper, Chandimandir, Morni foothills
Railway Creeper, Chandimandir, Morni foothills