Amphicarpaea bracteata

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Amphicarpaea bracteata

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Amphicarpaea monoica Ell. HOG PEANUT. North America. A delicate vine growing in rich woodlands which bears two kinds of flowers, the lower ones subterranean and producing fruit. It is a native of eastern United States. [1] Porcher [2] says that in the South the subterranean pod is cultivated as a vegetable and is called hog peanut.

  1. Gray, A. Man. Bot. 530. 1908.
  2. Porcher, F. P. Res. So. Fields, Forests 227. 1869.
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919.