Phaseolus filiformis

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Phaseolus filiformis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Phaseolus
P. filiformis
Binomial name
Phaseolus filiformis

Phaseolus wrightii

Phaseolus filiformis is a species of wild bean native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico.[1] Its common names include slimjim bean, slender-stem bean,[2] Wright's Limabean 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 cm long and less than 1 cm wide.


  1. ^ "Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Legume Family". Jepson Herbarium, University of California. Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  2. ^ "Phaseolus filiformis Benth., slimjim bean". United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved September 23, 2013.

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