Live Oak/Chaparral habitat.
Amador County, California, US
This taxon of Woollypod vetch is found in this Inner North Coast Range of Napa County. It exhibits the characteristic hairy, sprawling nature, and manifests the one mm long lanceolate lower calyx lobe which is diagnostic of this subspecies.
Seen growing in a ruderal, grassy area not far from a main trail to Spring Lake. The flower spike is about four cm long, with individual florets around one cm in length. There are fourteen leaflets per leaf, which terminates in a tendril.
Species from Europe, invasive in south-central North America
Common name: Smooth Vetch
Photographed in Boyle Park, LIttle Rock, Arkansas