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Clitoria ternatea L. var. ternatea
Asian pigeonwings

Clitoria ternatea
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Clitoria ternatea var. ternatea available from :

Clitoria ternatea var. ternatea has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Reported
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Clitoria ternatea var. ternatea has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Clitoria ternatea var. ternatea has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland

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Clitoria ternatea
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr