All beans are legumes, but not all legumes are beans. Beans comprise the edible seeds of legume plants. Meanwhile, legumes generally refer to a group of green vegetables. Legumes include products such as peanuts, soybeans, peas, lentils, beans, and alfalfa. On the other hand, common members of the bean family include Kidney Beans, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, and Navy Beans.