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Kidney Vetch

Anthyllis vulneraria

Description:

Flowers are red-yellow and bilaterally symmetrical- which is typical of all legume family flowers, and grow on globe like flower heads. The plant has some known medicinal uses.

Habitat:

The kidney vetch is native to Europe (although found as far as North Africa) and is found growing on grasslands and cliifs close to the sea.

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2 Comments

aditi.812
aditi.812 9 years ago

Do you mean colour wise? Because if that then I think so too! I though yellow ones were the norm, but these were interestingly half and half.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Very different!

aditi.812
Spotted by
aditi.812

England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 5, 2011
Submitted on Aug 23, 2011

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