OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rhynchosia difformis   FAMILY Fabaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchosia difformis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-43-003:
Rhynchosia difformis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rhynchosia tomentosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Doubleform Snoutbean


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image of Rhynchosia difformis, Doubleform Snoutbean

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_doto_001_lvd

        

image of Rhynchosia difformis, Doubleform Snoutbean

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_rhynchosia_difformis2

June    Dare County    NC

A prostrate or twining herbaceous vine with an angled, tawny, hairy stem, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Rhynchosia difformis, Doubleform Snoutbean

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_rhynchosia_difformis3

June    Dare County    NC

This vine's 3-foliate leaves are similar to those of the erect R. tomentosa, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves that are trifoliolate and pinnately compound

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rhynchosia difformis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhynchosia difformis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-43-003:
Rhynchosia difformis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rhynchosia tomentosa

 

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3060

Herbaceous vine
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, other dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 3 leaflets (lowermost leaves usually have 1)
Mostly alternate
Stipules are persistent.
No stipels

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed campanulate calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens, diadelphous, 9 and 1
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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