Vicia lutea

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Vicia lutea
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Tribe: Fabeae
Genus: Vicia
V. lutea
Binomial name
Vicia lutea

Vicia lutea (yellow vetch, smooth yellow vetch) is a plant species of the genus Vicia. It is native to Europe, western Asia, and North Africa, and it is known on other continents as an introduced species. It is an annual herb. It has leaves made up of several pairs of oblong or linear leaflets each 1 to 2 centimeters long. It produces solitary flowers or clusters of up to 3 flowers with yellow or purple-tinged corollas up to 3 centimeters in length.

External links[edit]

  • Jepson Manual Treatment
  • USDA Plants Profile
  • "Vicia lutea". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
  • Photo gallery