|Scientific Name||Rhynchosia latifolia||USDA PLANTS Symbol||RHLA5|
|Common Name||Prairie Snoutbean, Broadleaf Snoutbean||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||504764|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy soils in woodlands, prairies, and disturbed areas.
Plant: Trailing or vining perennial with stems up to 5 feet long; foliage has short white hairs.
Leaves: Trifoliate-compound leaves; leaflets broadly ovate to round or nearly so, 1-1/4 to 3 inches across; petioles up to 2 inches long.
Inflorescence: Elongated racemes 1-1/4 to 12 inches long with small yellow pea-like blossoms; light green densely pubescent calyces.
Bloom Period: May to August.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston and Missouri Plants.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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