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Erythrina herbacea Linnaeus. Coral Bean, Cardinal-spear, Colorín, Mamou, Red Cardinal, Cherokee Bean. Phen: May-Jul; Jul-Sep. Hab: Maritime forests, dry sandy woodlands, hammocks, longleaf pine sandhills, sandy coastal scrub (TX). Dist: Se. NC south to FL, west to se. and s. TX (Cameron County).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: Populations in e. Mexico (TAM, SLP) previously ascribed to this species have been described as a separate species (Nesom 2016e).

Synonymy: = Nesom (2016e); > Erythrina arborea (Chapm.) Small – S; < Erythrina herbacea L. – Ar, Fl3, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, RAB, SE3, Tx, WH3, Isely (1998); >< Erythrina herbacea L. – S

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