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Indigofera suffruticosa Mill.
Shrub indigo

Indigofera suffruticosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Indigofera suffruticosa has been found in the following 38 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arch Creek Addition Present Not Native, Naturalized
Arch Creek Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Sadowski Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Black Creek Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Not Native, Naturalized
Chapman Field Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Coral Reef Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Curry Hammock State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Eachus Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Goulds Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Kunkel Small Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ludlam Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Meissner Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Not Native, Naturalized
Northrop Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Shore Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Quail Roost Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rockdale Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ron Ehman Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Groves Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Zoo Miami Present Not Native, Naturalized

Indigofera suffruticosa has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Indigofera suffruticosa has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland

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Indigofera suffruticosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Indigofera suffruticosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Indigofera suffruticosa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr