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Vicia ludoviciana (Louisiana vetch)
Leander, Bruce

Vicia ludoviciana

Vicia ludoviciana Nutt.

Louisiana vetch, Deer Pea Vetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: vilu

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


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

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Native host plants for Painted Lady Butterfly
June 01, 2006
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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

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

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank


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


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

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