Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Rhynchosia senna Gillies ex Hooker var. texana (Torrey & Gray) M.C. Johnston
(Rosary Bean, Texas Snout Bean)
Dolicholus texanus (Torrey & Gray) Vail
Rhynchosia senna Gillies ex Hooker var. angustifolia (Gray) Grear
Rhynchosia texana Torrey & Gray
Rhynchosia senna var. texana is a prostrate and spreading herb with dark green leaflets which have impressed veins and are ciliate edged. The flowers are solitary or in pairs in leaf axils. Rhynchosia senna var. texana is found in dry ground at middle elevation.
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Rhynchosia senna var. texana, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Knight Mtn., May 9, 2007
Rhynchosia senna var. texana, 1x field macro of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, July 25, 2009
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