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Apios americana (Groundnut)

Other names: Ground nut, Cinnamon vine, Ground pen, Indian potato, Mic-mac potato, North Ameican potato bean, North American wild bean, Pig potato, Potato bean, Potato pea, Sagabon, Trailing pea, Tuberose wisteria, Tuberous-rooted wisteria, White apple, Wild bean, Apios tuberosa, Glycine tuberosa

A. americana is a twining, herbaceous, perennial climber with rounded, edible tubers, pinnate leaves divided into ovate or lance-shaped, mid-green leaflets and dense, conical racemes of fragrant, pea-like, pink, deep purple, or reddish-brown flowers in late summer and early autumn. Flowers are followed by long, green seed pods.
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Ultimate spread 2m
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Ultimate height 5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Claytonia virginica (Spring beauty)

Other names: Good morning spring, Grass flower, Wild potato, Eastern spring beauty, Virginia spring beauty, Fairy spud

C. virginica is a compact, tufted, deciduous perennial with edible tubers, fleshy, linear to narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaves and racemes of cup-shaped, fragrant, pink-striped white flowers in spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.2m
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Ultimate height 0.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly flower)

Other names: Milkweed, Butterfly weed, Chigger flower, Indian paintbrush, Silkweed, Butterfly root, Chieger flower, Flux root, Indian potato, Orange root, Pleurisy root, Swallow root, Tuber root, Wind root, Windward root

A. tuberosa is an upright herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped mid green leaves and bright orange flowers in summer and autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.8m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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