North Carolina Wildflowers, Shrubs, & Trees

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Fabaceae > Phaseolus (bean, pea)

Thicket Bean, Wild Bean, Climbing Pea (Phaseolus polystachios) Thicket Bean, Wild Bean, Climbing Pea (Phaseolus polystachios)
New Hanover Co., NC
27 Aug 2005

Uncommon but statewide in North Carolina, Thicket Bean grows in various thickets and woodlands.

Thicket Bean, Wild Bean, Climbing Pea (Phaseolus polystachios) Thicket Bean, Wild Bean, Climbing Pea (Phaseolus polystachios)
New Hanover Co., NC
27 Aug 2005


Annotated habitat and distribution information listed above is from Radford, Ahles, & Bell. 1968. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. UNC Press; Alan Weakley's Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia; and from personal observations and discussions with Will Cook, Harry LeGrand, and Bob Wilbur. Supplemental resources include USDA plants website, and NatureServe.


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