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Pediomelum hypogaeum

Pediomelum hypogaeum (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb.

Subterranean Indian Breadroot , Edible Scurf-pea, Prairie-potato, Pomme Blanche

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: PEHY4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb


USA: AR , CO , KS , LA , MT , NE , NM , OK , TX , WY

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pediomelum hypogaeum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pediomelum hypogaeum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pediomelum hypogaeum


Record Modified: 2020-03-31
Research By: JAM

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