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Tufted Vetch

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A distinctive blue coloured vetch growing in hedges and on verges.


 

 

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Common Name Tufted Vetch
Scientific Name Vicia cracca
Family Pea family - Leguminosae
Status Frequent
Interest Level
1
Species Family Pea Family - Fabaceae
Flower Colour Group Purple
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Row of purple pea flowers along the stem of a climbing plant
Additional Identification Notes

This species is often found in these habitats:

Habitat(s) Relationship
GC: Calcareous Grassland Associated
GN: Neutral Grassland Associated