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Vicia tenuifolia

Vesce à feuilles étroites
Fine-leaved Vetch

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

12-16 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

to 2 m

Description

The closest relatives to the Vicias are the lentils and peas.

Flowers

Flowers purple, in a long spike, the individual flower with some resemblance to a bird.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 8-12 pairs of leaflets on either side of the stem with a terminal leaflet.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: brown, hairless, 10-25 mm.

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