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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Vicia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Vicia sativa L.
Habit: Annual, glabrous or hairy. Stem: decumbent to ascending, 1--6 dm. Leaf: stipules generally toothed; leaflets 8--14, 1.5--3.5 cm, tip acute, truncate, or notched, often with 1 slender tooth. Inflorescence: << subtending leaf; flowers in sessile or +- peduncled clusters of 1--3, pedicels short. Flower: calyx attachment basal, lobes linear, +- equal; banner glabrous. Fruit: 2.5--6 cm, 2.5--8 mm wide, hairy initially, glabrous at maturity; stalk-like base 0. Chromosomes: 2n=12,14.
Note: Subspecies occasionally treated as species.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Vicia pannonica
Next taxon: Vicia sativa subsp. nigra
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Duane Isely 2017. Vicia sativa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=48097, accessed on April 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 24, 2017.