Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa)

also known as: Woollypod Vetch and Winter Vetch


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Division - Magnoliaphyta
Class - Magnoliopsida
Subclass - Rosidae
Order - Fabales
Family - Fabaceae
Genus - Vicia


A very nice looking flower, this plant is used as a cover crop for nitrogen fixing in soil. It was brought to America fromk Europe and it naturalized.

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