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Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa

Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald var. comosa (L.) Fernald

American Hogpeanut

Fabaceae (Pea family)

Synonym(s): Amphicarpaea comosa, Amphicarpaea pitcheri, Falcata comosa, Falcata pitcheri, Glycine comosa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume


USA: AR , CT , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: MB , ON , QC

Additional resources

USDA: Find Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa


Record Modified: 2020-12-07
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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