Taxon  Report   8272 
Vicia sativa  L.  ssp. nigra  (L.) Erhart
Smaller Common Vetch,  Spring vetch, common vetch, garden vetch
Vicia sativa ssp. nigra, 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 sativa ssp. nigra
© 2008 Steve Matson
Vicia sativa ssp. nigra
© 1999 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Parent Record Vicia sativa.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Vicia angustifolia var. segetalis
PLANTS: Vicia angustifolia var. uncinata
PLANTS: Vicia pilosa
PLANTS: Vicia sativa ssp. segetalis
PLANTS: Vicia sativa var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Vicia sativa var. nigra
PLANTS: Vicia sativa var. segetalis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Vicia angustifolia
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 31, 2015).

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