Calflora
Taxon  Report   10447    
Vicia americana  Willd.
American vetch
Vicia americana
© 2007 Jorg Fleige
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Vicia americana
© 2011 Steve Matson
Vicia americana
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Vicia americana, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Vicia americana
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Vicia americana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (VIAM)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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