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Common Vetch at Mangotsfield station

Observed: 28th August 2011 By: app33
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Common Vetch at Mangotsfield station

Plant observed to be creeping over ground area and climbing up a number of other plants. Purple/pink flowers. Pale grrn leaves appear to turn darker green as black seed pods appear. Paired leaflets.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Vetch (Vicia sativa) interacts


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Just wondering about those elongated leaves which don't seem to be slightly hairy - a characteristic I believe of the common vetch.