VIMAS - Plant Description & Photos
|Scientific Name:||Canavalia rosea|
|Common Name:||beach pea, bay bean|
This creeping vine helps prevent beach erosion. It has pink/purple flowers, thick, long seedpods, and alternate leaves composed of 3 leaflets. The leaflets lie open and flat in the morning but fold along the midrib as the sun rises. (due to form, this species is not tagged)
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