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Indigofera tinctoria L.
True indigo

Indigofera tinctoria
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Trew, C.J., Ehret, G.D., Plantae selectae, vol. 6: t. 53 (1760) [G.D. Ehret]

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Formerly Cultivated

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Indigofera tinctoria has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Curry Hammock State Park Doubtfully Present
Deering Estate at Cutler Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Little Hamaca Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Indigofera tinctoria has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Indigofera tinctoria has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Indigofera tinctoria
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Trew, C.J., Ehret, G.D., Plantae selectae, vol. 6: t. 53 (1760) [G.D. Ehret]
Indigofera tinctoria
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Descourtilz, M.E., Flore m├ędicale des Antilles, vol. 1: t. 17 (1821) [J.T. Descourtilz]