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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Eurasia to Arabian Peninsula.
Vicia sativa ssp. Sativa

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International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone: anthropic landscapes., Cultivated, Mediterranean anthropic landscapes.
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Common Vetch, Spring Vetch

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Climbing, Herb

[ILDIS]
Use
Forage

[ILDIS]
Use
Weed

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Altay, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Lebanon-Syria, Magadan, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Algeria, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Baltic States, Belarus, Bermuda, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Chile Central, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Falkland Is., Finland, Free State, Føroyar, Great Britain, Haiti, Iceland, Illinois, Inner Mongolia, Jamaica, Kenya, Kermadec Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Libya, Madeira, Manchuria, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Myanmar, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Northern Provinces, Norway, Queensland, Rwanda, South Australia, St.Helena, Svalbard, Sweden, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Tunisia, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Xinjiang

Vicia sativa subsp. sativa appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
unknown [227], Canary Is. Vicia conspicua K000418316
unknown [213] Vicia conspicua K000418317
Webb [560], Madeira Vicia conspicua K000418318
unknown [213] Vicia conspicua K000418319
Moniz [958], Madeira Vicia conspicua K000418320
unknown [213] Vicia conspicua K000418321
unknown [189], Canary Is. Vicia conspicua K000418322

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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