Taxon  Report   8275 
Vicia villosa  Roth  ssp. varia  (Host) Corb.
Smooth vetch,  Thick fruited vetch, Winter vetch, Woollypod vetch
Vicia villosa ssp. varia
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Vicia villosa ssp. varia
© 2009 Keir Morse
Vicia villosa ssp. varia
© 2009 Keir Morse
Vicia villosa ssp. varia, 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 villosa ssp. varia
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Parent Record Vicia villosa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Vicia villosa var. glabrescens
ICPN + PLANTS: Vicia dasycarpa
More information about  Vicia villosa ssp. varia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Sep 24, 2018).

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