Is Groundnut a climbing plant? The groundnut, a climbing vine, is a member of the pea or bean family (Leguminosae) and distantly related to the soybean. It can be found from Ontario and Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico, and from the western prairies to the Atlantic coastline. Vine-like, the plant twines around the shrubs and plants of the forest.
Is Groundnut a creeping plant? Like the bean it is an annual plant, although some varieties are biennial. There are. many varieties, some of them spreading, some creeping along the ground, while some grow up straight, reaching a height of 15 – 80 cm.