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Digital Herbaria

Vicia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana

Vicia ludoviciana Nutt. ssp. ludoviciana

Deer Pea Vetch, Louisiana Vetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Vicia ludoviciana var. laxiflora

Deerpea Vetch


Location: 85 Campden Circle (front garden)--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Adventitious in disturbed soil; half-day sun; nominal moisture, scarce.

Description: Pubescent winter annual, clamboring & climbing by tendrils; much branched to 5 cm long. Leaves alternate, once parapinnately compound, 7 cm long (plus apical tendril). Leaflet-12 or more, oblong to elliptic, 7 x 18 mm, emarginate. Stipules unequal. Peduncles axillary, to 7 cm in fruit. Flowers-2+, pale-lavender; sepals lanceolate, villous. Fruit a flat legume, 5 x 20 mm, oblique both ends. Seed: about 6.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: April 7, 1994
Specimen number: 561

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0845
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1994
Accession Number: 63

Annotations: (In flower & fruit)

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