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Common Vetch

Vicia sativa subsp. sativa


A robust, tall trailing plant with pinnate leaves and solitary or pairs of beautiful purple flowers, which are succeeded by peapod-type fruits. Pods ripen to light brown.


Common in roadsides, disturbed fields and pastures.


Maltese name: Gilbiena

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Malta, Malta

Spotted on Apr 28, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013

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