Common Vetch

Common Vetch - Vicia sativa Vicia sativa


Colour: Purple
Flowering: May - September
Height: Up to 4' (120 cm)
Family: Leguminosae


Common Vetch    

Common Vetch has purple pea-like flowers (approx. 10 - 20 mm) which appear singly or in pairs along the stem. The leaves are made up of pairs of narrow leaflets which grow along the stem.

This plant is slightly hairy unlike the similar Bush Vetch

Common Vetch - Vicia sativa
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