Apios americana


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Noun1.Apios americana - a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubersApios americana - a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
groundnut, wild bean, potato bean - nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans
Apios, genus Apios - twining perennial North American plants
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Apios americana (groundnut) was dominant with a mean cover of 33.88% and an IV of 31.5 (possible 200), followed by Impatiens capensis (spotted touch-me-not), Leersia oryzoides (rice cut grass), Decodon verticillatus (swamp loosestrife), and Saururus cernuus (lizard's-tail) all with IV's >15.0.
Groundnut is the common name, but it is known to botanists as Apios americana.
Apios Americana is a native North American legume which produces both edible tubers and seeds.