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Kidney Vetch

Anthyllis vulneraria


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.


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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aditi.812 12 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 12 years ago

Very different!

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England, United Kingdom

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

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