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Strophostyles helvola (Trailing fuzzybean)
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Strophostyles helvola

Strophostyles helvola (L.) Elliott

Trailing Fuzzybean, Amberique-bean, Trailing Wild Bean

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Strophostyles helvula, Strophostyles helvula var. missouriensis

USDA Symbol: STHE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Vine

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Native Habitat: Savanna.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sand

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-09-24
Research By: TWC Staff

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