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Canavalia rosea
Canavalia rosea
Hierba del Playa
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0217 2988 (2017-02-28)

Copyright © 2017 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Nov 25, 2016
  • latitude 23.45820   longitude 110.25120     View on Google Maps.
  • location   south end Calle de los Cocos, near junction with Calle de Mango, along back dunes of Playa Las Tunas, north side Todos Santosl, (Mcp. La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico)
  • family Fabaceae
  • plant community   ¬†Coastal dune scrub at 12m (40') elv.
  • notes   Occuring in stabilized sands of back dune area. Large aggressive vine clambors over shrubs or trails across open dunes in tropical seashore areas around the world because the large buoyant seeds are easily carried about by ocean currents. SYN: C. maritime.
  • keywords: BCs, Baja California Sur
  • contributor's ID #  BCs 621
  • photo category: Plant - vine

  • common names   Hierba del Playa, Sea Bean, Coastal Jack-bean (photographer)
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