Taxon  Report   8260 
Vicia americana  Willd.  var. americana   (not an active name)
American vetch,  Vetch
Vicia americana var. americana
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Vicia americana var. americana, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Vicia americana var. americana
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Parent Record Vicia americana
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Vicia americana ssp. americana
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XWALK: Vicia americana var. linearis
NOTE: Vicia americana var. americana is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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