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Phaseolus maculatus (Spotted bean)
Leander, Bruce

Phaseolus maculatus

Phaseolus maculatus Scheele

Spotted Bean, Metcalf Bean

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Phaseolus metcalfei

USDA Symbol: PHMA17

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple



Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1236 Collected 2008-10-22 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

USDA: Find Phaseolus maculatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phaseolus maculatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phaseolus maculatus


Record Modified: 2010-03-13
Research By: DEW

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