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Spurred Butterfly Pea

Common name: Spurred Butterfly Pea Latin Name: Centrosema virginianum Family: Fabaceae Habit: A perennial vine that grows to about 10 feet in length. Leaves: Alternate, with three leaflets that are ovate in shape.  Flowers: Lavender pink flowers appear mainly in the summer. Distribution: Hammock edges, pinelands, and sandhills.  Landscape: In the home landscape it grows in part-shade, to shade, with average to dry soils. Wildlife use: Butterflies and bees use the flowers as a nectar source.
Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia

Spurred Butterfly Pea

Common name: Spurred Butterfly Pea Latin Name: Centrosema virginianum Family: Fabaceae Habit: A perennial vine that grows to about 10 feet in length. Leaves: Alternate, with three leaflets that are ovate in shape.  Flowers: Lavender pink flowers appear mainly in the summer. Distribution: Hammock edges, pinelands, and sandhills.  Landscape: In the home landscape it grows in part-shade, to shade, with average to dry soils. Wildlife use: Butterflies and bees use the flowers as a nectar source.
Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet morning glory, Ipomoea hederifolia
Copyright of Sharon’s Florida Copyright © 1998 - 2018 Sharon LaPlante