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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Vicia sativa (Spring Vetch)

Somewhat un-common, non-native, annual herb, found in disturbed areas, including non-native grasslands. Flowers violet-purple. Blooms summer to spring.

Vicia sativa (Spring Vetch) mixed with grass. NON-NATIVE. Pictured in spring.


Vicia sativa (Spring Vetch) mixed with grass. NON-NATIVE. Pictured in spring.


Vicia sativa (Spring Vetch) mixed with grass. NON-NATIVE. Pictured in spring.


Vicia sativa (Spring Vetch) mixed with grass. NON-NATIVE. Pictured in spring.