Today’s land grant fact:
Tired of watering, fertilizing, and mowing your lawn?
|Photo by Tyler Jones, |
University of Florida, IFAS
Used also to feed livestock, its dense green foliage and small yellow-orange flowers are popular in neighborhoods.
After IFAS researchers collected wild specimens in South America in the 1950s, they created two types of the new perennial peanut and gave the plants away to ensure genetic diversity.
Full article at http://news.ufl.edu/2010/06/29/perennial-peanut/