Common Name: Atlantic pigeonwings
Latin Name: Clitoria mariana
Habit: A perennial vine that will spread to about 4-6 feet in length.
Leaves: 3 leaflets, entire, mostly ovate to ovate-lanceolate.
Flowers: Pale purple flowers appear in the summer.
Habitat: Dry flatwoods, pine stands and sandhills.
Landscape: Grows in part shade to full sun with average moisture.
Wildlife use: Bees and butterflies use the flowers as a nectar source. Songbirds eat the seeds.