Apios americana

North America’s most well known native food crop, groundnut tubers are delicious! A Nitrogen fixer with beautiful pea-like flowers attract beneficial insects. A great permaculture plant!

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Dies back to the ground in Winter

Habit: Fast growing herbaceous deciduous vine

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Well-draining, can tolerate acidic and wet soils

Origin: North America

Additional Characteristics: Nitrogen Fixer