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Clitoria mariana L.
Butterfly pea, Atlantic pigeonwings

Clitoria mariana
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Clitoria mariana available from :

Clitoria mariana has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native

Clitoria mariana has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Palm Beach County Native

Clitoria mariana has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Clitoria mariana
Copyright by: Shirley Denton