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Kidney Vetch


A distinctive vetch with white fluff amongst the flower petals! Common on limestone cliffs.


 

 

Common Name Kidney Vetch
Scientific Name Anthyllis vulneraria
Species Group Pea Family Fabaceae
Status
Interest Level
3
Visabile
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Pea family - Leguminosae
Status Locally frequent
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Pea-shaped flowers emerging from a white, fluffy centre
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Pea Family Fabaceae