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Coral Bean

Erythrina herbacea


The Coral Bean has distinct arrow shaped leaves. I've seen it as a shrub and a small tree. It has stalks with tube shape red flowers and produces a pod with bright red (poisonous) beans.


I've seen Coral Bean in sandy coastal scrub areas and in hardwood hammocks.

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Karen Hileman
Spotted by
Karen Hileman

Melbourne, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 16, 2012
Submitted on Jul 4, 2012

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