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Connecticut Plants
Ground Nut (Wild Bean)
Apios americana Medik.
  • Family: pea (Fabaceae)
  • Habitat: moist thickets
  • Height: vine up to 10 feet long
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch long
  • Flower color: dark red
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Apios americana Medik.
Apios americana Medik.

Groundnut has pods that look somewhat like green beans.