Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Vicia L.

Vicia sylvatica L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Siberia.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Garoshak Lyasny, Goroshek Lesnoi, Vesce Des Forets, Wald-Wicke, Wood Vetch, Zluchy Garokh

[ILDIS]
Use
Forage, Medicine

Native to:

Albania, Altay, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Krasnoyarsk, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Romania, South European Russi, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yugoslavia

English
Wood Vetch

Vicia sylvatica L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Williams, G., United Kingdom 11641.000 No
Dony, G., United Kingdom 15514.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [S 5430B], United Kingdom 45037.000 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 734 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1968). Flora Europaea 2: 1-469. Cambridge University Press.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Bonnier G. & Layens G. (1970). Flore complete portative de la France de la Suisse et...
  • Clapham, A. R. et al. (1962). Flora of the British Isles. Ed. 2
  • Fedtschenko, B. A. (1948). Flora URSS, Vol 13. Moscow & Leningrad (Rus)
  • Kiselevski A. I. (1967). Latino-russko-belorusski botanicheski slovar. Minsk. 160 p.
  • Komarov, V. L. (Ed.) (1948). Flora of the U. S. S. R. Vol XIII (Engl. Translation 1972)
  • Rothmaler W. & al. (1988). Exkursionsflora fur die Gebiete der DDR und der BRD. Bd. 2.
  • Sokolov, P. D. (1987). Rastitelnye resursy SSR. (Vol 4). Leningrad(Rus.)
  • Stace, C. (1991). New Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge Univ. Press

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images

  • Legumes of the World Online

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/