Vetch

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Botanical name: Vicia sativa

Common names: Vetch

Characteristics

  • Annual herbaceous perennial or climber.
  • Grows in roadside verges, rocks, meadows, grassy habitat.
  • Leaves: simple or divided into many small leaflets.
  • Flowers (April to September) are similar to pea flowers. Pink to dark reddish purple with paler wings. Produced in small clusters.

Location

Poet’s path, stone wall