Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black
Family Fabaceae
Vicia caroliniana Walter
Carolina vetch, pale vetch, wood vetch
Vicia: the classical Latin name for this genus
caroliniana: from Carolinas
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Status: Native
Plant: climbing or trailing, perennial, up to 3' long forb
Flower: white to blue, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" long, calyx base mostly not swollen; inflorescence a loose, stalked cluster (raceme) with 7-20 stalked flowers; blooms May-June
Fruit:pod
Leaf:pinnately-divided into 5-10 pairs of elliptical leaflets, leaf tips with tendrils
Habitat: moist; woods, thickets
(Glossary)

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