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Vetch

Vicia spp.

Also known as

Tare

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Vetch Overview

Vicia is a genus with around 232 species from the legume family, Fabaceae (Fabaceae). Also known by the common name vetches. These are found across Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America. Flowers are pink, purple, white or yellow, tubular and borne in spikes. Foliage is oppositely arranged on stems and simple in shape.

Common problems with Vetch

Other uses of Vetch

Attracts butterflies