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Vicia cracca, Cow Vetch
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Vicia cracca, Cow Vetch

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Vicia angustifolia, Narrow-leaved Vetch
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Vicia angustifolia, Narrow-leaved Vetch
Vicia sativa, Garden Vetch
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Vicia sativa, Garden Vetch

Vicia caroliniana, Wood Vetch
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Vicia caroliniana, Wood Vetch
Vicia cracca
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Vicia cracca

Vicia sativa
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Vicia sativa
Vicia sativa
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Vicia sativa

Vicia sativa
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Vicia sativa
Vicia sativa
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Vicia sativa

Vicia sativa
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Vicia sativa
Vicia sativa
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Vicia sativa

Vicia lutea
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Vicia lutea
Vicia sativa, leaf - on upper stem
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Vicia sativa, leaf - on upper stem

Vicia sativa, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Vicia sativa, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
Vicia sativa, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Vicia sativa, whole plant - in flower - general view

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena imitatrix @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Andrena spiraeana @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Andrena wilkella @ UCRC_ENT (2); CUIC_ENT (89)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSUC_TCN (1)
Apidae  Anthophora bomboides @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Bombus appositus @ BMEC_ENT (2)

Bombus bimaculatus @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Bombus californicus @ AMNH_BEE (1); BMEC_ENT (4); UCRC_ENT (1); UCIS (1); EMEC (15)

Bombus fervidus @ UCRC_ENT (1); AMNH_BEE (1); EMEC (1)

Bombus flavifrons @ EMEC (1)

Bombus griseocollis @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Bombus impatiens @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Bombus insularis @ EMEC (5)

Bombus melanopygus @ LACM_ENTB (1); UCIS (6); AMNH_BEE (10)

Bombus mixtus @ EMEC (7)

Bombus nevadensis @ BMEC_ENT (2)

Bombus pensylvanicus @ BMEC_ENT (1); UCMS_ENT (1)

Bombus sitkensis @ EMEC (3)

Bombus vosnesenskii @ UCRC_ENT (1); CSCA (2)

Ceratina calcarata @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Xylocopa virginica @ CUIC_ENT (3)
Encyrtidae  Aphidencyrtus @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Anthidium oblongatum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Hoplitis spoliata @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile frigida @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Megachile frugalis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile gemula @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile latimanus @ UCRC_ENT (1); AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile melanophaea @ AMNH_BEE (4); CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile relativa @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile rotundata @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Osmia atrocyanea @ LACM_ENTB (2)

Osmia densa @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Osmia lignaria @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Osmia nigrifrons @ EMEC (1)

Osmia nigrobarbata @ EMEC (1)
Miridae  Hadronema militare @ AMNH_PBI (13)

Irbisia serrata @ AMNH_IZC (1)

Lopidea ampla @ AMNH_PBI (20)

Lopidea nigridia @ AMNH_PBI (4)

Lopidea @ AMNH_PBI (1)

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Vicia L.

General Information
Symbol: VICIA
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   I,N
GL   I
HI   I,N
L48   I,N
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   





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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Vicia L. – vetch

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 69 species of Vicia . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Vicia acutifolia</i>
Vicia acutifolia
fourleaf vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia americana</i>
Muhl. ex Willd.
Vicia americana
American vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia amoena</i>
Vicia amoena
Distribution of <i>
Vicia amurensis</i>
Vicia amurensis
Distribution of <i>
Vicia anatolica</i>
Vicia anatolica
Distribution of <i>
Vicia andicola</i>
Vicia andicola
Distribution of <i>
Vicia articulata</i>
Vicia articulata
oneflower vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia assyriaca</i>
Vicia assyriaca
Distribution of <i>
Vicia benghalensis</i>
Vicia benghalensis
Distribution of <i>
Vicia biennis</i>
Vicia biennis
Distribution of <i>
Vicia bithynica</i>
(L.) L.
Vicia bithynica
Bithynian vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia canescens</i>
Vicia canescens
Distribution of <i>
Vicia caroliniana</i>
Vicia caroliniana
Carolina vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia cassubica</i>
Vicia cassubica
Distribution of <i>
Vicia cracca</i>
Vicia cracca
bird vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia disperma</i>
DC., nom. inq.
Vicia disperma
European vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia dumetorum</i>
Vicia dumetorum
Distribution of <i>
Vicia ervilia</i>
(L.) Willd. [excluded]
Vicia ervilia
blister vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia faba</i>
Vicia faba
fava bean Distribution of <i>
Vicia filicaulis</i>
Webb & Berthel.
Vicia filicaulis
Distribution of <i>
Vicia floridana</i>
S. Watson
Vicia floridana
Florida vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia fulgens</i>
Vicia fulgens
scarlet vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia galeata</i>
Vicia galeata
Distribution of <i>
Vicia graminea</i>
Vicia graminea
Distribution of <i>
Vicia grandiflora</i>
Vicia grandiflora
large yellow vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia hassei</i>
S. Watson
Vicia hassei
Hasse's vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia hirsuta</i>
(L.) Gray
Vicia hirsuta
tiny vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia humilis</i>
Vicia humilis
Distribution of <i>
Vicia hybrida</i>
Vicia hybrida
hairy yellow vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia hyrcanica</i>
Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Vicia hyrcanica
vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia incisa</i>
M. Bieb.
Vicia incisa
Distribution of <i>
Vicia lathyroides</i>
Vicia lathyroides
spring vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia laxiflora</i>
Vicia laxiflora
slender vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia leucophaea</i>
Vicia leucophaea
Mogollon Mountain vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia lilacina</i>
Vicia lilacina
Distribution of <i>
Vicia loiseleurii</i>
(M. Bieb.) Litv.
Vicia loiseleurii
Distribution of <i>
Vicia ludoviciana</i>
Vicia ludoviciana
Louisiana vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia lutea</i>
Vicia lutea
smooth yellow vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia magellanica</i>
Hook. f.
Vicia magellanica
Distribution of <i>
Vicia melanops</i>
Vicia melanops
Distribution of <i>
Vicia menziesii</i>
Vicia menziesii
Hawai'i vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia michauxii</i>
Vicia michauxii
Distribution of <i>
Vicia minutiflora</i>
F.G. Dietr.
Vicia minutiflora
pygmyflower vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia monantha</i>
Vicia monantha
barn vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia montbretii</i>
Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Vicia montbretii
vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia montevidensis</i>
Vicia montevidensis
Distribution of <i>
Vicia narbonensis</i>
Vicia narbonensis
purple broad vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia nigricans</i>
Hook. & Arn.
Vicia nigricans
black vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia noeana</i>
Reut. ex Boiss.
Vicia noeana
Distribution of <i>
Vicia ocalensis</i>
Godfrey & Kral
Vicia ocalensis
Ocala vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia orobus</i>
Vicia orobus
Distribution of <i>
Vicia palaestina</i>
Vicia palaestina
vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia pannonica</i>
Vicia pannonica
Hungarian vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia peregrina</i>
Vicia peregrina
wandering vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia pisiformis</i>
Vicia pisiformis
pale-flower vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia pulchella</i>
Vicia pulchella
sweetclover vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia pyrenaica</i>
Vicia pyrenaica
Distribution of <i>
Vicia ramuliflora</i>
(Maxim.) Ohwi
Vicia ramuliflora
Distribution of <i>
Vicia sativa</i>
Vicia sativa
garden vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia sepium</i>
Vicia sepium
bush vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia serratifolia</i>
Vicia serratifolia
Distribution of <i>
Vicia sessiliflora</i>
Vicia sessiliflora
Distribution of <i>
Vicia setifolia</i>
Vicia setifolia
Distribution of <i>
Vicia sylvatica</i>
Vicia sylvatica
wood vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia tetrasperma</i>
(L.) Schreb.
Vicia tetrasperma
lentil vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia unijuga</i>
A. Braun
Vicia unijuga
two-leaf vetch Distribution of <i>
Vicia venosa</i>
(Willd. ex Link) Maxim.
Vicia venosa
Distribution of <i>
Vicia venosissima</i>
Vicia venosissima
Distribution of <i>
Vicia villosa</i>
Vicia villosa
winter vetch Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Gee Low
Martin Minor Minor
Yarrow Low Low Low


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.
Yarrow, G.K., and D.T. Yarrow. 1999. Managing wildlife . Sweet Water Press. Birmingham.
Gee, K.L., M.D. Porter, S. Demarais, F.C. Bryant, and G.V. Vreede. 1994. White-tailed deer: Their foods and management in the Cross Timbers . Ardmore.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover

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