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Tephrosia curtissii (Small ex Rydb.) Shinners
Curtiss’ hoarypea

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For more information, see our species account and our Natives For Your Neighborhood website. For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida page (Chafin 2000).

Other data on Tephrosia curtissii available from :

Tephrosia curtissii has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Haulover Beach Park Present Native
Hollywood North Beach Regional Park Present Native
Red Reef Park, including Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
South Beach Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Spanish River Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Tephrosia curtissii has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Hendry County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native, presumed Extirpated, now Cultivated Only

Tephrosia curtissii has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods