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Common name

English: Sainfoin

German: Saat-Esparsette

Mandarin: 驴食草 (lü shi cao)

Portuguese: Sanfeno


Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2500)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2115)

      Order: Fabales (238)

        Family: Fabaceae (238)(family description)

          Genus: Onobrychis (1)

            Epithet: viciifolia Scop. (1)

viciifolia => with leaves like the Vetch, Vicia


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Onobrychis viciifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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