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A plant with a purple pea-like flower near the top, with branches of leaves showing opposite branching with about four pairs of oval shaped leaves with a very distinctive line going down the center. At the end of the stem with the leaves it turns into a sort of wispy frond.

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Common Vetch - Photo (c) AnneTanne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
drwlyons's ID: Common Vetch (Vicia sativa)
Posted by drwlyons about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Probably Vicia. The "leaves" are leaflets of a compound leaf. The 'wispy fronds' at the tip of the compound leaf is tendril (derived from a leaflet), by which the vetch climbs. over other plants.

Posted by richard_olmstead about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Common Vetch - Photo (c) AnneTanne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
drwlyons's ID: Common Vetch (Vicia sativa)
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