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Coral Bean/Cherokee Bean

Erythrina herbacea

Description:

Tall, over 4ft but leaning over, leaves are alternate, in compound leaves of 3 triangular leaflets. The flowers are done now, and now the pods are ripe. In each dark brown pod are several hard, bright red beans. These beans are DEADLY POISONOUS!

Habitat:

Doesn't seem to be picky, as it can be found in practically every major ecosystem in FL- except scrub.

Notes:

Between Ranger Station and parking lot at Silver Springs State Park.

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MrsPbio
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MrsPbio

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 11, 2015
Submitted on Jun 15, 2015

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