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Vicia minutiflora (Pygmyflower vetch)
Cressler, Alan

Vicia minutiflora

Vicia minutiflora F.G. Dietr.

Pygmyflower Vetch

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Vicia micrantha, Vicia reverchonii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Vine
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Twining stem up to about 18 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MO , MS , OK , TN , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-01
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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