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Phaseolus polystachios (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. sinuatus
(Nutt.) R. Merechal, J.M. Mascherpa & F. Stanier
Thicket bean

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern 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: Ranked as presumed extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002, pp 93-94) based on several collections from the mid-1980s to 1913 on both sides of the Miami River, and an undated possibly introduced population from a roadside in Glades County. No new records are known.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For a specimen image, visit the Encylopedia of Life.

Other data on Phaseolus polystachios var. sinuatus available from :

Phaseolus polystachios var. sinuatus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Presumed Extirpated Assumed to be Native
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Phaseolus polystachios var. sinuatus has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland