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Vicia ludoviciana (Louisiana vetch)
Leander, Bruce

Vicia ludoviciana

Vicia ludoviciana Nutt.

Louisiana vetch, Deer Pea Vetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: VILU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , FL , KS , LA , MO , MS , NM , NV , OK , OR , TX , UT

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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU UPL FACU UPL UPL UPL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-76 Collected 2007-04-30 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bibliography

Bibref 281 - Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas (1999) Diggs, G. M.; B. L. Lipscomb; B. O'Kennon; W. F...
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Vicia ludoviciana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Vicia ludoviciana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Vicia ludoviciana

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2010-11-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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