|Common Name(s)||Cow vetch, Tufted vetch, Cat peas|
|Scientific Name||Ammophila breviligulata|
|Identifying Characteristics||Blue to blue-violet petals.|
- Often found in meadows roadsides, banks, and shores.
- Originally an introduced species, and is now widely naturalized across the Eastern United States.
- Grows to a height of 0.5-1 meters tall.
- Erosion control
- Nitrogen-fixing properties that help surrounding plants thrive
“Cow Vetch (Vicia cracca)”. Gardens With Wings. Web.
Rutherford- Fortunati, Alisa. “Weeds Worth Growing”. Gentle World. 28 May 2012. Web.
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