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Amphicarpum muehlenbergianum (Schult.) Hitchc.
Muhlenberg maidencane, Florida Peanut-grass, Blue Maidencane
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Amphicarpum floridanum
USDA Symbol: AMMU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
This plant has two types of flowering parts, aerial and underground, but spikelets on aerial parts are sterile.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Aug , Sep , Oct Bloom Notes:
This plant has florets
(flowers) above ground which are not fertile and below ground.
, SC Native Habitat:
Ponds, clay-based bays, wetlands and freshwater floodplains, but it can occasionally be found in upland sites. It is well adapted to acid to neutral sandy soils that are wet for part of the year.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACW || FACW |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2011-06-01
Research By: DEW