Common Vetch

Vicia sativa

Common Vetch
Common Vetch

Peck lists a dozen species of vetch in his publication, most of which he reports are escaped from cultivation or introduced from Europe. The Hairy Vetch and Common Vetch are often found together, and consistent with their history in areas with of agriculture. By contrast the American Vetch is observed to be more uniformly widespread at least where this writer has looked.

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