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Vicia sepium

Vesce des haies
Bush Vetch

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Plant family

Area

Les Maures

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

12-15 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

to 1 m

Description

This is a nitrogen-fixing, leguminous climbing plant that grows in hedgerows, grasslands, edges of forest, road sides.

Flowers

Flowers in clusters, 2-6 in a cluster, hairy.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 3-9 pairs of elongated leaflets on either side of the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: black, 12-15 mm long, hairless.

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