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Pine-hyacinth
Clematis baldwinii
Ranunculaceae
 

Copyright by: Frank Ridgley, 2012
Flowering at Miami Metrozoo following
prescribed fire

General Landscape Uses: Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.

Ecological Restoration Notes: A somewhat rare understory wildflower in pinelands and prairies.

Availability: Grown by one or two native plant nurseries in central Florida.

Description: Small herbaceous wildflower.

Dimensions: Typically 6-18 inches in height. Taller than broad.

Growth Rate: Fast.

Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida from Miami-Dade County and the Monroe County mainland north to Flagler, Marion and Levy counties.

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

 Map of suggested ZIP codes north to Indian River and Manatee counties.

 Map of ZIP codes with habitat recommendations north to Martin and Charlotte counties.

Habitats: Pinelands.

Soils: Moist, well-drained sandy soils, without humus.

Nutritional Requirements: Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.

Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.

Salt Wind Tolerance: Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.

Drought Tolerance: High; does not require any supplemental water once established.

Light Requirements: Full sun.

Flower Color: Lavender and pink.

Flower Characteristics: Showy.

Flowering Season: Spring-fall.

Fruit: Inconspicuous achene.

Wildlife and Ecology: Provides food for birds.

Horticultural Notes: Can be grown from seed.


Copyright by: Frank Ridgley, 2012
Flowering at Miami Metrozoo following
prescribed fire

Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Larry and Penny Thompson Park,
Miami-Dade County, Florida

Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Larry and Penny Thompson Park,
Miami-Dade County, Florida

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Larry and Penny Thompson Park,
Miami-Dade County, Florida


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