Strophostyles helvula (L.) Elliott
Common Name: WILD BEAN
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt A-Vine
Status: SC
Strophostyles helvula A. A. Reznicek

Beaches and dunes; thickets on disturbed ground, roadsides, and ditch banks, mostly near the shores of the Great Lakes.

The Washtenaw Co. collection was from a foundation planting, growing among recently planted shrubs and was surely an accidental introduction.  


Berrien County
Monroe County
Muskegon County
Ottawa County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 7, 2021.