Calflora
Taxon  Report   10448    
Vicia americana  Willd.  ssp. americana 
American vetch
Vicia americana ssp. americana, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Parent: Vicia americana

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Vicia americana ssp. oregana
JEF + PLANTS: Vicia americana var. americana
JEF: Vicia americana var. linearis
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More information about  Vicia americana ssp. americana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (VIAMA3)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 04, 2020).