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purple bushbean
Macroptilium atropurpureum
Macroptilium atropurpureum
purple bushbean Pea Family
Macroptilium atropurpureum Fabaceae
common names
  purple bushbean
  purple bush-bean
accepted scientific name
  Macroptilium atropurpureum (DC.) Urb.
rules for finding collection records
  Macroptilium atropurpureum (141)
  Phaseolus atropurpureus (0)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Harry Rose
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native to tropical America.

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Macroptilium atropurpureum   (DC.) Urb.   (TSN: 503645, Index: 481)

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Family Names