Cow or Bird Vetch

This photo of Cow or Bird Vetch [Vicia cracca] was taken on Singletree Road on 19 May 2013. It’s a member of the Bean or Pea (Fabaceae) family, and Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 112-113, says it can be identified by “dense, one-sided racemes” of flowers.

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Cow Vetch - 19 May 2013

Cow Vetch – 19 May 2013