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Clitoria marianaClitoria mariana

Maryland butterfly pea

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 6-6'
Flowers: Jun.-Sept.; pale blue or pinkish
Fruit: pod

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry
Soil pH:
Soil type: Sandy

Habitat

dry, open areas on sandy soils

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird *

Notes

vine-like



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/278.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004