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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
American Vetch

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Québec, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nuttall, T. [s.n.], Oregon K001051463
Drummond, T. [s.n.] K001051460
s.coll. [s.n.], Oregon K001051462
Geyer, C.A. [338], Washington K001051464
Frémont, J.C. [416], California K001051461

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 1096 (1802)

Accepted by

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Hickman, J. C. (ed.) (1993). The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California. 1400pp.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0