American hog peanut

(Amphicarpaea bracteata)

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

American hog peanut


N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked


not listed


Great Plains

FACU - Facultative upland


FAC - Facultative

Northcentral & Northeast

FAC - Facultative


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Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.





Fabaceae (pea)



Faboideae (Papilionoideae)







Subordinate Taxa

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata)

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa)


Amphicarpa bracteata

Glycine bracteata


American hog peanut

American hogpeanut

American hog-peanut

hog peanut










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Although you see serrated leaf edges, that is from the plant that it is winding around.

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  American hog peanut    

American hog peanut (Amphicarpaea bracteata var. bracteata)

  American hog peanut (var. bracteata)   American hog peanut (var. bracteata)









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August 2018

Location: Cass County

Although you see serrated leaf edges, that is from the plant that it is winding around.

American hog peanut



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