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Amphicarpum muehlenbergianum (Schult.) Hitchc.
Muhlenberg maidencane, Florida Peanut-grass, Blue Maidencane
Synonyms: Amphicarpum floridanum
USDA Symbol: AMMU2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
AL , FL , GA , NC , 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. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
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Record Modified: 2011-06-01
Research By: DEW