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PlantFiles: Thicket Bean
Phaseolus polystachios

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phaseolus (FAZ-ee-oh-lus) (Info)
Species: polystachios (pol-ee-STAK-ee-os) (Info)

Synonym:Phaseolus polystachios subsp. polystachios

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Vines and Climbers

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

Growth Habit:

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

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Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Johnson City, Tennessee

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