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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Indigofera suffruticosa Mill.
Shrub indigo

Indigofera suffruticosa
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Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Sparingly naturalized.

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Indigofera suffruticosa has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Curry Hammock State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized




Indigofera suffruticosa has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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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