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American or Purple Vetch

Vicia americana


Found these growing beside a hiking trail, almost two feet tall.


Subalpine forest.


Identified by SarahWhitt. Pictures taken with iPhone 5.

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American Vetch or Purple Vetch
Vicia americana Vicia americana - Wikipedia

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1 Comment

blanket-shrouded 6 years ago

Thank you for the ID, Sarah.

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jul 5, 2017
Submitted on Jul 10, 2017

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