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Purple Bushbean

Macroptilium atropurpureum (DC.) Urb.

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Macroptilium atropurpureum (Purple Bushbean) is a species of shrub in the family legumes. They are climbers. They are native to The Contiguous United States and Puerto Rico. They have compound, broad leaves and purple flowers. Flowers are visited by Anthophoridae, Chioides albofasciatus, Cassius Blue, and mining bees. Individuals can grow to 4 feet.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of purple bushbean. View this species on GBIF