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Hairy Vetch
Vicia villosa
Family- Fabaceae, includes Locust & Clover


 




Terminal leaflets

Characteristics

Leaves: Alternate, Pinnately Compound. 16-20 leaflets. Untoothed. Very Hairy, Dull Green on Top.
Leaflets around 1 cm, leaves about 5 cm. Hairy Buds.

Tendrils: Present at tips of leaf, often described as the terminal leaflets modified. Young leaves lack this tendril

Stalk: Hairy

Growing Method: Appears to grow like a shrub, can overtake other plants

Where: In front of the Shiffman Humanities Building.



Tendril at the end of leaf stalk