Page author: David Giblin
Vicia sativa var. sativa
common vetch

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia to California, also in the southeastern U.S.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, forest edges, thickets, lawns, wastelots, and other disturbed open areas.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Vicia sativa L. ssp. sativa [KZ99]
Vicia sativa L. var. linearis Lange
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Vicia sativa var. sativa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Vicia sativa var. sativa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Vicia sativa var. sativa photos.

USDA Plants: Vicia sativa var. sativa information.

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