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Vicia ludoviciana  Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray  ssp. ludoviciana 
Louisiana vetch
Vicia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana is an annual herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
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Parent: Vicia ludoviciana
Genus: Vicia
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: many plant communities

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFVicia exigua var. exigua
PLANTSVicia exigua
PLANTSVicia leavenworthii var. occidentalis
PLANTSVicia ludoviciana var. laxiflora
JEF + PLANTSVicia ludoviciana var. ludoviciana
Information about  Vicia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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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. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/30/2023).