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Rhynchosia minima (Least snoutbean)
Lytle, Melody

Rhynchosia minima

Rhynchosia minima (L.) DC.

Least Snoutbean

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Dolicholus minimus, Dolichos minimus, Rhynchosia minima var. diminifolia

USDA Symbol: RHMI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , HI , LA , MS , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area - Wimberley, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1113 Collected 2007-10-23 in Liberty County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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