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Pine-hyacinth
Clematis baldwinii
Ranunculaceae
 

Copyright by: Frank Ridgley, 2012
Flowering at Miami Metrozoo following
prescribed fire

General Landscape Uses: Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.

Ecological Restoration Notes: A somewhat rare understory wildflower in pinelands and prairies.

Availability: Grown by one or two native plant nurseries in central Florida.

Description: Small herbaceous wildflower.

Dimensions: Typically 6-18 inches in height. Taller than broad.

Growth Rate: Fast.

Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida from Miami-Dade County and the Monroe County mainland north to Flagler, Marion and Levy counties.

Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Habitats: Pinelands.

Soils: Moist, well-drained sandy soils, without humus.

Nutritional Requirements: Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.

Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.

Salt Wind Tolerance: Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.

Drought Tolerance: High; does not require any supplemental water once established.

Light Requirements: Full sun.

Flower Color: Lavender and pink.

Flower Characteristics: Showy.

Flowering Season: Spring-fall.

Fruit: Inconspicuous achene.

Wildlife and Ecology: Provides food for birds.

Horticultural Notes: Can be grown from seed.


Copyright by: Frank Ridgley, 2012
Flowering at Miami Metrozoo following
prescribed fire

Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Larry and Penny Thompson Park,
Miami-Dade County, Florida

Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Larry and Penny Thompson Park,
Miami-Dade County, Florida

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Larry and Penny Thompson Park,
Miami-Dade County, Florida


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