Pueraria lobata

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kutzu vine

Chinese medicine
A ligneous vine, the root of which is antipyretic, diuretic and a nerve tonic; it is used for alcohol and other intoxication,  convulsions, diarrhoea, fever, headache, neck pain and skin conditions.
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Tip: If kudzu threatens to take over your property, know that goats eat the leaves and pigs eat the roots.
I've spent some of the best early morning hours blowing my whistle and looking for Kudzu when I should have been in the blind watching early flights of mallards drop into my decoys.
Kudzu Zymbiozome Fermentum is based on an extraction from the root nodules of the kudzu plant (L.
Pueraria lobata (Willd.) Ohwi (kudzu), a climbing woody vine of the family Fabaceae, is native to eastern Asia.
Forage Peanuts presented the highest forage mass (3.1 ton DM.ha.[cut.sup.-1]) than other species (2.4, 2.2 and 1.6 DM ha.[cut.sup.-1] to Perennial soybean, Kudzu Tropical and Macrotilom, respectively) in the Water-season.
I'd never before considered eating this eyesore of a plant that I commonly drive past on the highway, but my kudzu pancakes were quite good.
Kudzu Bakery and Market is moving its Mount Pleasant shop to the Bowman Place Shopping Center early next year.
A whisky-flavoured voice delivers 21st-century lyrics, while Blues band Delta Moon two slide guitars wind around an unshakeable groove like kudzu vines on a barbwire fence.
They spread quickly and take over an environment by crowding out native plants, often causing major problems, as was the case with kudzu, also known as "the vine that ate the South." Kudzu was intentionally introduced in 1876, when southern fanners were given free seedlings and workers were paid by the acre to plant the "miracle vine" to nourish the soil with nitrogen and prevent further erosion of the bare, red clay earth found in Georgia and other Southern states.
The stall showcased an array of items including Yamato cha (green tea from Yamato), sweet Kotoka strawberry in biscuits, Kudzu Mochi roots among some from the south central area.
La leguminosa P phaseoloides esta ampliamente difundida en Colombia y la accesion CIAT 9900, denominada "Kudzu tropical", es empleada como forraje dada su compatibilidad en mezclas con gramineas y como cobertura en cultivos perennes o forraje, pero con gran variacion de la digestibilidad de la materia seca (49 a 74%)(Belalcazar et al.