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black vetch
Vicia nigricans
Vicia nigricans
black vetch Pea Family
Vicia nigricans Fabaceae
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English common name
  •black vetch
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Vicia nigricans Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Vicia gigantea (0)
  •Vicia nigricans (112)
family name
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is 0.5 to 0.75 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed last week of October thru 1st week of March

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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