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Chihuahuan snoutbean
Rhynchosia edulis
Rhynchosia edulis
Chihuahuan snoutbean Pea Family
Rhynchosia edulis Fabaceae
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English common name
  •Chihuahuan snoutbean
accepted scientific name
  •Rhynchosia edulis Griseb.
rules for finding collection records
  •Rhynchosia edulis (129)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2019 James Bailey
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers, Woody Vines
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.25 to 0.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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