All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Pink Wild Bean</strong>
<em>Strophostyles umbellata</em> / Pea Family<br>
I found this flower blooming in Oak Ridge in early August. Note the two developing "beans" on the plant. The dead petals are still attached to the bean on the left. The...
Pink Wild Bean
Strophostyles umbellata / Pea Family

I found this flower blooming in Oak Ridge in early August. Note the two developing "beans" on the plant. The dead petals are still attached to the bean on the left. The old flower on the right has turned yellow.
Perennial
Where seen: Oak Ridge, Jefferson Middle School Cedar Barrens, Great Smoky Mountains NP

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