Calflora
Taxon  Report   8272    
Vicia sativa  L.  ssp. nigra  (L.) Ehrh.
Common vetch,  Garden vetch, Smaller common vetch, Spring 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.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Parent: Vicia sativa

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Vicia angustifolia var. segetalis
PLANTS: Vicia angustifolia var. uncinata
PLANTS: Vicia pilosa
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More information about  Vicia sativa ssp. nigra
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (VISAN2)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2019).