Common Vetch Vicia sativa Linnaeus subsp. sativaNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Garden Vetch, Narrow-leaved Vetch, Vicia angustifolia, Vicia sativa nigra.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Fabales   >   Family Fabaceae   >   Genus Vicia   

Status:

"Naturalized from Europe; eastern Canada to Michigan" (Reed, 1964).

There are 431 records in the project database.

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Common Vetch blooming in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/11/2014). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Wicomico Co., Maryland (4/28/2019). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Vetch blooming in Wicomico Co., Maryland (4/14/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Common Vetch blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (4/30/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Vetch blooming in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (5/10/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/18/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/3/2019). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/1/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/20/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/8/2010). Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

Common Vetch blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (5/3/2019). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/3/2018). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/15/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Vetch blooming in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/26/2016). Photo by Sheila Maestas. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/23/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/21/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/21/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/11/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Howard Co., Maryland (5/15/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/19/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Kent Co., Maryland (5/26/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/20/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/18/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/25/2020). (c) Ashley M Bradford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Talbot Co., Maryland (5/23/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Vetch in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/13/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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