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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Vicia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Vicia lathyroides L.
Habit: Annual, glabrous or hairy. Stem: prostrate to erect, 5--25 cm. Leaf: stipules entire to +- toothed; leaflets 4--6, 3--15 mm, lanceolate to obovate; tendril simple or 0. Inflorescence: << subtending leaf, peduncle +- 0, < pedicels; flowers 1(2), axillary. Flower: calyx attachment basal; calyx 3.5--4.5 mm, lobes lanceolate, subequal, = tube; corolla 5--6 mm, white-lavender or dull blue. Fruit: 1.5--2.5(3) cm, 3--4 mm wide, oblong, glabrous; stalk-like base 0.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: 228 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, southeastern United States; native to Europe. Flowering Time: Jun Note: Collected 1 time, 1990, on Ferrari-Carano Ranch, Sonoma Co.; plants like miniature Vicia sativa subsp. nigra.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Vicia hirsuta
Next taxon: Vicia ludoviciana subsp. ludoviciana
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Duane Isely 2016. Vicia lathyroides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=48074, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.