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Vicia tetrasperma

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Fabaceae
Genus  Vicia
Higher classification  Vetches
Order  Fabales
Subfamily  Faboideae
Scientific name  Vicia tetrasperma
Rank  Species
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Similar  Vicia hirsuta, Vetches, Legumes, Vicia sepium, Vicia cracca

Vicia tetrasperma (smooth tare, smooth vetch, lentil vetch, sparrow vetch) is a species from the large genus Vicia.

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Description

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Vicia tetrasperma is an annual plant growing up to 60 cm long. The leaflets are 10 to 20mm and with in 4 to 6 pairs ending with a simple tendril. The flowers are in 1 to 2 flowered racemes, each flower about 4 mm long and pale blue. Four seeds are produced in a pod of 12 to 15 mm long.

Distribution

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This vetch is native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and it can be found on other continents as an introduced species.

Habitat

Grassy places, local.

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References

Vicia tetrasperma Wikipedia


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