5# Bulk Pounds of Common Vetch Seed
Vicia sativa, known as the Common Vetch, Tare or simply "the vetch", is a nitrogen fixing leguminous plant. Although considered a weed when found growing in a cultivated grainfield, this hardy plant is often grown as green manure or livestock fodder "Vicia heterophylla" redirects here, based on the plant described by Carl Presl. The plant thus named by V.N. Voroshilov is Vicia japonica as described by Asa Gray. Common Vetch Vicia sativa flowers and leaves Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Rosids Order: Fabales Family: Fabaceae Subfamily: Faboideae Tribe: Vicieae Genus: Vicia Species: V. sativa Binomial name Vicia sativa L. Synonyms Vicia angustifolia L. Vicia angustifolia Reichard Vicia cordata Hoppe Vicia cuneata Gren. & Godr. Vicia cuneata Guss. Vicia heterophylla C.Presl Vicia segetalis Thuill.
- Flowering Legume
- Nitrogen Fixing
- Great for Covercrop
- Green Manure of livestock fodder
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