BCP/Apios americana

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Apios americana

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Profile for Apios americana (Groundnut)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Vine
Flowers:Pea-like. The flowers are red-brown to purple, produced in dense racemes.
Foliage:Pinnate leaves 8-15 cm long with 5-7 leaflets.
Stem:It grows to 3-4 m long, climbing over bushes.
Scent:Very fragrant
Growing Conditions:Thickets
Fruit:The fruit is a legume (pod) 6-12 cm long.
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Securigera varia
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

Regional data and additional images for Apios americana

Regional data:
New Hampshire: (native) August, September

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This page is a profile for the plant species Apios americana, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.