Common Vetch

Vicia sativa

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Vicia sativa, known as the common vetch, garden vetch, tare or simply vetch, is a nitrogen-fixing leguminous plant in the family Fabaceae. Although considered a weed when found growing in a cultivated grainfield, this hardy plant is often grown as green manure or livestock fodder.

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  1. (c) Jörg Hempel, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vicia_sativa_LC0223.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicia_sativa

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