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Groundnut (Apios americana)

Image ID: 2011/mr45

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Other common names: Wild Bean
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Height: 1 to 9 ft. (vine)
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Mon River Trail
Date:  8/13/2011
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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