Taxon  Report   8265    
Vicia gigantea  Hook.
Giant vetch
Vicia gigantea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Vicia nigricans ssp. gigantea

Alternate Names:
JEF: Vicia nigricans var. gigantea
ICPN: Vicia nigricans ssp. gigantea
More information about  Vicia gigantea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).