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Lathyrus pratensis

Observed: 9th August 2011 By: synansynan’s reputation in Plantssynan’s reputation in Plantssynan’s reputation in Plantssynan’s reputation in Plants
Lotus pedunculatus
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Meadow Vetchling (Lathyrus pratensis) interacts

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Misidentification

Thank you allrounder. I may have photographed the wrong plant, unless this also has hollow stems.

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Vetchling

I based my id mostly on the leaf shape. Also, Greater Birdsfoot trefoil has 9-12 flowers in the head and has a 'tighter' look to it. Meadow Vetchling has a 'looser' look. Also, habitat can plays a role, MV is mostly found in dry grassy habitats whereas GBFT is most often found in damp grassy places such as marshes and fens. Hope this helps. Gary

Please see my Flickr photo's www.flickr.com/photos/129804972@N07/

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Thanks

Many thanks Gary - greatly appreciated.