OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Arachis hypogaea   FAMILY Fabaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arachis hypogaea   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-24-001:
Arachis hypogaea   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Peanut


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Arachis hypogaea   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arachis hypogaea   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-24-001:
Arachis hypogaea   FAMILY Fabaceae

 

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3584

Forb
Annual

Non-native: South America

Habitat: Fields; commonly cultivated, rarely persistent, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Even-pinnately compound: 4 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
2-lipped 5-lobed calyx (the upper lip four united lobes)
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens, monadelphous (8 fertile, 2 sterile)

Flowers in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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