West Highland Flora

Common Vetch


Vicia sativa

 

Vicia sativa

Photo Carl Farmer
9 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

Occasional in waste or cultivated ground.

Flowers c 20 mm long, leaflets c 15 mm

ID: Flowers usually in pairs.  Calyx-teeth near-equal and all as long as the tube of the flower.

Other features: Leaflets often with notched tip and point in the notch, as in pic.  Tendrils often branched.

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