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Least Snoutbean, pouteria
Rhynchosia minima is a species of flowering plant in the legume family known by the common names least snout-bean, burn-mouth-vine, and jumby bean. It can be found on every continent. It is naturalized in Hawaii.[+]
This perennial herb has twining or trailing stems which can reach 1.2 meters in length. The leaves are made up of three leaflets measuring up to 3 to 3.5 centimeters long. The inflorescence is a raceme of up to 15 flowers. The flowers are yellow with purple or brown veining and measure up to 8 millimeters long. The fruit is one or two centimeters long.
This common plant is used as animal forage.
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