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Vicia ludoviciana Nutt.
Deer Pea Vetch, Louisiana Vetch
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: vilu
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , FL , KS , LA , MO , MS , NM , NV , OK , OR , TX , UT
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Native host plants for Painted Lady Butterfly
June 01, 2006
I am looking for host plants for the Painted Lady Butterfly that I can plant in my school's (I am a teacher) native plant/butterfly garden. As part of the curriculum, each spring the 1st grade raises...
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National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording 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 BankLBJWC-76 Collected 2007-04-30 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 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 resourcesUSDA: Find Vicia ludoviciana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Vicia ludoviciana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Vicia ludoviciana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-01-11
Research By: TWC Staff