Where do peanuts come from? South America

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History of peanuts: a wild peanut plant growing in sandy soil Wild peanuts Wild peanuts evolved about the same time as other flowering plants, about 350 million years ago. They're a low-growing shrub, like other South American plants such as potatoes or tomatoes. But peanuts aren't related to potatoes or tomatoes. Instead, peanuts are [...]