Groundnut – Apios Americana

Groundnut – Apios Americana

Groundnut
Apios Americana

Silver-spotted Skipper Butterfly

Silver-spotted Skipper Butterfly

Silver-spotted Skipper Butterfly - Caterpillar

Silver-spotted Skipper Butterfly
Caterpillar

Groundnut
Apios Americana

Host for: Silver-spotted Skipper

Vine

Zones: 8 – 4b

Height: to 20’

Soil: average to rich

Water: found naturally in wet soil but grows in most soils

Light: sun to partial shade

Bloom color: maroon, deep pink, bronze

Bloom time: spring and summer

Propagation: seed, division

Other: edible fruit

Other: considered by many to be a nuisance plant

Other: native to Florida

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