Brownhair Snoutbean
Rhynchosia cinerea

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhynchosia (rin-KOH-see-a) (Info)
Species: cinerea (sin-EER-ee-uh) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Veined

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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

Bartow, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 10, 2008, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

The tri-foliate Brownhair Snoutbean is frequently found in sandhills and scrubs throughout the peninsula of Florida. It is the only Rhynchosia species endemic to Florida.

It is trailing or prostrate. The corolla is shorter than the calyx. The petioles are pubescent.