Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Janice Stiefel

Janice Stiefel

Thomas Givnish

Thomas Givnish
Family Fabaceae
Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald
American hog-peanut, hog-peanut
Amphicarpaea: Greek for "two-seeded" referring to two kinds of seed
bracteata: Latin for "bracted"
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Status: Native
Plant: twining, annual, 6"-60" long, herbaceous vine
Flower: white to lavender, 5-parted, 1/2" long, stalked; inflorescence a loose cluster from the leaf axil; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruit:flat, oblong pod pointed at both ends, usually with 3-seeded
Leaf:long stalked, divided into 3 broadly oval leaflets
Habitat: moderate moisture to wet; woods, forests, meadows, prairies
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald var. bracteata
Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald var. comosa (L.) Fernald
Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald var. pitcheri (Torr. & A.Gray) Fassett
Amphicarpaea comosa (L.) G.Don
Amphicarpaea monoica (L.) Elliott
Amphicarpaea pitcheri Torr. & A.Gray
Falcata comosa (L.) Kuntze
Falcata pitcheri (Torr. & A.Gray) Kuntze
Glycine bracteata L.
Glycine comosa L.
Glycine monoica L.

         
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