BOT 360F - Families of Vascular Plants
FABACEAE (Faboideae) - Amphicarpaea bracteata  
Amphicarpaea bracteata (hog peanut) (10419 bytes)

 

 

Amphicarpaea bracteata (hog peanut) - The large, open chasmogamous flowers are seen here; small cleistogamous flowers ensure seed set, and give rise to underground fruits, hence the common name.

Photo: R. Presgrave © 1997 Royal Ontario Museum (TRT 1969)

 

 
   

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