Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Wild Bean from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Wild Bean, Wild Kidney Bean, Thicket Bean
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JK Marlow jkm180814_3783
August McCormick County SC
Leaflets ovate to rhombic-ovate, conspicuously reticulate; stipels linear, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
COMPARE pinnately compound leaves of vines
JK Marlow jkm121027_791
October Pickens County SC
Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve
Legume stipitate, 3-8cm long, 8-10mm broad, somewhat curved, glabrous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_p_polystachios
Flowers 3/8" long, with the keel petals spirally coiled, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.