Henry W. Coe - Wildflower Guide

Vetch, Smaller Common Vetch, Spring Vetch

Scientific Name: Vicia sativa ssp. nigra
Family: Pea/Bean Family (Fabaceae)
Blooms: February through March
Facts: Annual vine supporting itself by attaching to other plants via tendrils, growing in shady, grassy areas in riparian woodland. Not native.


Photo by Dick Rawson © 2012
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