Black Vetch (Vicia nigricans)

Black Vetch (Vicia Nigricans)
Credit: Gordon Leppig & Andrea J. Pickart | | License: PD US FWS PD US Government

Vicia Nigricans, or more commonly know as Black Vetch, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Vicia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Vicia Nigricans or Black Vetch's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Vicia
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)

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