Clitoria mariana Linnaeus var. mariana . Phen: Jun-Aug; Jul-Oct. Hab: Dry woodlands and openings, roadsides. Dist: NY (Long Island), NJ west to s. OH, s. IL, MO, and OK, south to c. peninsular FL (Marion County), TX, and South America; disjunct in s. AZ.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Var. pubescentia Fantz is endemic in c. and s. peninsular FL (see below); a third variety, var. orientalis Fantz, is endemic in se. Asia.
Synonymy: = K4, NY, Va, Fantz (2000), Fantz (2002b); < Clitoria mariana L. – Ar, C, F, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, NcTx, Pa, RAB, SE3, Tn, Tx, W, WH3, Isely (1998); < Clitoria mariana L. var. mariana – Fl3; < Martiusia mariana (L.) Small – S