Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Apios americana Medikus. Common Groundnut. Phen: Jun-Aug; Jul-Sep. Hab: Marshes (tidal and non-tidal), wet thickets, streambanks, bottomland forests. Dist: NS, NB, and QC west to MN and SD, south to s. FL and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, Fl3, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, SE3, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Isely (1998), Woods (2005); = Glycine apios – S; > Apios americana var. americana – F, G; > Apios americana var. turrigera – F, G

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