Page author: David Giblin
Vicia lathyroides
spring vetch

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in the Puget Sound lowlands in Washington; British Columbia to California; also in southeastern U.S.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, wastelots, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Vicia lathyroides L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 736. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Vicia lathyroides in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Vicia lathyroides checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Vicia lathyroides atlas page.

CalPhotos: Vicia lathyroides photos.

USDA Plants: Vicia lathyroides information.

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