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beach bean, coastal jack bean
Canavalia rosea

Photo courtesy of Keith Townsend.
Plant Family :Fabaceae
Plant Form :vine
Growth Habit :Thick vine usually trailing over the ground sometimes climbing.
Fruiting Season :April to October.
Description :Seeds are poisonous raw. Plant is used for coastal stabilsation work.
Distribution :Widespread coastal areas.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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