This is an Heirloom peanut that we have named for the man who grew it.
Ernest Dietrick was a gentleman from Olney,IL who selected these nuts for their size and number of fruits per pod.
The Botanical Garden of Helsinki University, GH, September, 2008.
A flower of Arachis hypogaea growing in my yard. After self-pollination this pushes into the ground to become the peanut.