Taxon  Report   8270 
Vicia lutea  L.
Smooth yellow vetch
Vicia lutea
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
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Vicia lutea
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Vicia lutea
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Vicia lutea, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Vicia lutea
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Vicia lutea var. laevigata
More information about  Vicia lutea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2018).

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