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Vetch

Scientific Name
Vicia sativa
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Fabales: Fabaceae)
Reliability
High
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Seed Project
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Seed(s)

Description:

Seed Colour: Brown dark, Variable - red/purple

Seed Length: 4 - 7mm

Seed Sculpture: Smooth

Seed Shape: Ovoid

Seeds are globose or somewhat compressed to appear ovoid, 3 to 5 mm in diameter, smooth, dull or velvety, greenish gray to maroon or black, rarely yellowish white
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
19/09/2011 11:02 AEST
Last Updated
15/01/2013 11:02 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2011) Vetch (Vicia sativa) Updated on 1/15/2013 11:02:37 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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