Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fern.

Locations ofAmphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fern. in Virginia

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Family
Fabaceae
Botanical Name
Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fern.
Common Name
Hog-peanut
Synonym(s)
Amphicarpa bracteata (L.) Fern. var. comosa Fassett
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fern.
Comments
Two varieties (var. bracteata and var. comosa Fassett) have been attributed to our area but appear to intergrade so completely that their validity seems suspect.
Habitat
Mesic to dry forests and woodlands, well-drained floodplain forests; found mostly on moderately to strongly base-rich soils. Common throughout.
Native Status
Native

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