Phaseolus angustissimus

Slimleaf Bean
Phaseolus angustissimus

Family:Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: Narrowleaf Bean
Photo taken on: August 29, 2016
Location: Red Wash Canyon, Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Dry hillsides

A long twining plant with leaves divided into three narrow leaflets. Pink flowers grow from the leaf axils. Flowers have five petals, one of which is tightly coiled. Narrow seed pods are up to 3" long.

Pink Single Flowers