Spring Vetch

This flowering vine is called a Spring Vetch [Vicia sativa] is a member of the Bean (Fabaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 114-115, says it can be found Spring to Fall in fields and on roadsides. This was just off Broadpointe in Fletcher on 25 April 2013.

USDA Plants Listing: https://plants.usda.gov/home/plantProfile?symbol=VISA

Spring Vetch - 25 April 2013

Spring Vetch – 25 April 2013