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Slimjim Bean
Phaseolus filiformis
About Slimjim Bean (Phaseolus filiformis) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Phaseolus filiformis is a species of wild bean native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Its common names include slimjim bean, slender-stem bean, and Wright's phaseolus. This plant resembles other beans in appearance, with leaves composed of lobed triangular leaflets and pink pea-like flowers. The small bean pods are 2.5 to 3.5 centimeters long and less than a centimeter wide.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 5 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Full Sun

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type

Annual Precipitation: 3.7" - 3.7", Summer Precipitation: 0.55" - 0.55", Coldest Month: 57.5" - 57.5", Hottest Month: 87.7" - 87.7", Humidity: 7.42" - 38.11", Elevation: 390" - 390"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Slender-stem Bean, Wright's Phaseolus

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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