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Yellow Vetchling

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

Unusual in vetches this plant has waxy leaves; found in dry, grassy places.



Common Name Yellow Vetchling
Scientific Name Lathyrus aphaca
Species Group Pea Family Fabaceae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Pea family - Leguminosae
Status Local
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Yellow pea flower but with waxy stem and leaves
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Pea Family Fabaceae