Vicia species

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Scientific Name Vicia ludoviciana USDA PLANTS Symbol
VILU
Common Name Deer Pea Vetch, Louisiana Vetch ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
26348
Family Fabaceae (Pea) SEINet Reference
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Description Climbing, weakly upright to sprawling annual, weak, slender stems to 24 inches; alternate compound leaves with opposite narrow leaflets 1/2 to 1 inch long, thread-like tendrils at leaf ends; small purple typically pea-like flowers, top petal about 1/4-inch long. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Vicia villosa USDA PLANTS Symbol
VIVI
Common Name Winter Vetch ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
26360
Family Fabaceae (Pea) SEINet Reference
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Description Climbing, weakly upright to sprawling, weak, slender stems to 40 inches; alternate compound leaves with opposite pairs of narrow leaflets 1/2 to 1 inch long, thread-like tendrils at leaf ends; nodding, purple flowers about 3/4-inch long in groups of 10 to 40. Introduced species. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi and SEINet Texas Status
Introduced



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