Rhynchosia tomentosa (L.) Hook. & Arn. - Twining Snoutbean
Family - Fabaceae
Flowering - May - August.
Habitat - Open woods, clearings, sandhills, flatwoods, roadsides.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found throughout much of Alabama. The plant can be identified by its trifoliolate leaves, hirsutulous to tomentose stems, and fairly large yellow flowers.
Photographs taken off Hwy 21 near Furman, AL., 6-4-05.