What plant is that?

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April 2018 Mystery Plant

April 2018 Mystery Plant--close up of flower

Photo credits: © Francis R. Underwood 2018

The mystery plant for April 2018
is a twining herbaceous vine with
pinnately compound leaves of 3 leaflets and
flowers with colorful pale purple petals.
This plant has two types of flowers;
the visible flowers are above ground and
the second type of flowers grow underground and produce small edible fruit. 
The fruits produced
along the above ground stem have 3 seeds
and the underground fruits
have only 1 seed. 
This plant blooms from
mid-July through mid- September.

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what this mystery plant is.

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Congratulations to the following
for correctly identifying
last month's mystery plant.

Robin Baranowski
Nancy Fullerton
Brian Maynard