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Common name

English: Hairy Vetch

German: Zottige Wicke

Mandarin: 长柔毛野豌豆 (chang rou mao ye wan dou)


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (231)

        Family: Fabaceae (231) (family description)

          Genus: Vicia (8)

           Epithet: villosa Roth (6)

Synonym: Vicia littoralis Salzm.

littoralis => found on the seashore

villosa => hairy or shaggy


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, purple

External links

Check for Vicia villosa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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