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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Phaseolus filiformis Bentham (Slim-Jim Bean, Desert Bean)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Phaseolus filiformis Bentham

 Phaseolus filiformis Bentham

 Phaseolus filiformis Bentham

 Phaseolus filiformis Bentham

 Phaseolus filiformis Bentham

Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons
Life Form: forb,annual,vine,non-woody
Leaf Description: alternate pinnate
Flower Color: magenta or pink
Flowering Period: Most of year
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 53 (13.1 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Phaseolus filiformis Bentham (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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