Plant Families / Phaseolus - Beans
Phaseolus (Beans) are annual or perennial legumes, usually climbing or trailing, grown for their edible fruits or seeds. Commonly eaten around the world, they include green beans, French beans, black beans, pinto beans, cranberry beans, lima beans, cannellini beans, and runner beans. They are rich in fiber, high-quality protein, and essential vitamins and minerals. Beans and legumes have several health benefits and should be included in most diets.