Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Strophostyles helvola (Linnaeus) Elliott. Annual Sand Bean, Trailing Fuzzy Bean, Amberique Bean. Phen: Jun-Sep; Aug-Oct. Hab: Coastal dunes, beaches, dry sandy woodlands, disturbed areas. Dist: QC west to MN and SD, south to n. peninsular FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, G, GrPl, K3, K4, Mo3, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tx, Va, WH3, WV; = Strophostyles helvula – K1, Mi, NcTx, SE3, Tn, W, Pelotto & Del Pero Martínez (1998), orthographic variant; > Strophostyles helvola var. helvola – F; > Strophostyles helvola var. missouriensis – F; > Strophostyles helvula var. helvula – Il; > Strophostyles helvula var. missouriensis – Il

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