Hogs rooting for the underground seedpods gave rise to the name "Hog-peanut".



A delicate, downy, twining vine without tendrils. The leaves have 3 ovate, pointed leaflets, only the middle one stalked. The 2-lipped, pink 1/2" flowers are in racemes. The curved seedpods contain 3 or 4 seeds. Flowers near the base or underground lack petals and have fleshy, 1-seeded pods. Blooms August, September in moist woods and wood borders.