Vicia species /Vetch

Vicia species  / Vicia species
Spikes of purple spring flowers
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Spikes of purple spring flowers

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Scientific Name: Vicia species
Common Name: Vetch
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a legume wildflower that is valuable for soil improvement properties. It is common along highway rights-of-way, open fields and disturbed sites. It grows in a wide range of conditions.