Texas Gardening forum: Butterfly Pea, Atlantic Pigeonwings

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Name: Christine
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Aug 8, 2010 4:53 PM CST
Butterfly Pea, Clitoria mariana, is often confused with the Spurred butterfly pea. blooms from spring to fall. I usually find the vines growing as a ground cover, in partial shade.

http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=clma4

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Taken in July, 2010

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This phote was taken in Sept of last year.
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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