Vicia cracca

Common Names  Cow vetch, Tufted vetch, Cat peas
Family  Fabaceae
Vegetative Zone  Thicket
Habitat  Meadows, roadsides, banks, shores
Life Span  Perennial
Height  0.5 – 1 meter
Flowering Period  May – July
Origin  Introduced
Distribution  Widely naturalized in eastern United States
Identifying Characteristics  Blue-bluish violet petals

 

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