Groundnut is a twining, herbaceous vine with ornate flowers and edible tubers. It grows in rich moist soils, usually along bodies of water. Grown as a garden ornamental or food crop, its tubers become large and numerous and compare favorably with potatoes. Host plant for the silver-spotted skipper.
Height: Low Vine Blooms: July – August
Habitat: Moist to wet, part sun to part shade. Tolerates average moisture and full sun.