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Phaseolus polystachios (L.)Britton et al. var. polystachios
Thicket Bean

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eaastrern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Not included in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002), but there is an 1874 collection from "Biscayne Bay" (Palmer 122 F, GH, MO; Freytag & Debouck 2002), presumably from the mouth of the Miami River.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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