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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Indigofera hirsuta L.
Hairy indigo

Indigofera hirsuta
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Africa; an introduced weed elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported only for Curry Hammock State Park (Florida Park Service, 1997).

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Indigofera hirsuta has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Curry Hammock State Park Reported






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Indigofera hirsuta
Copyright by: Shirley Denton