Taxon  Report   8447    
Vicia villosa  Roth
Hairy vetch
Vicia villosa
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Vicia villosa
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Vicia villosa
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Vicia villosa, 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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one or more occurrences
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Vicia villosa
© 1999 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Vicia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).