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Are there any other plants that grow their fruit underground like peanut?

Peanut (groundnut)    France

Hello, could you please tell me if there are other plants that after flowering, shoots the pedicel into the ground and grow their fruit underground like peanut plants? thank you.


Posted by: arnon (1 point) arnon
Posted: November 17, 2014




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I believe there are several species of clover which flower above ground and produce their pods under the soil surface. They are called subterranean clovers (Trifolium subteranneum) and are grown as cover crops because they enrich the soil with nitrogen and can reseed themselves.

Here is an information sheet I managed to find:

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/doug...


Posted by: Lindsay McMenemy (2 points) Lindsay McMenemy
Posted: November 17, 2014


arnon commented,
Thank you very much.
although Trifolium subterraneum does not seem to do thing as magnificent as the peanut does, it certainly try.
thank you very much for managing to find it.
all the best.
arnon

over 5 years ago.



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