Vicia sativa L.
Common Name: COMMON VETCH
Synonym: Vicia angustifolia
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad A-Vine

A forage crop, originally from Europe and only quite sporadically found in Michigan. Roadsides, railroads, fields, clearings, disturbed places. First collected in 1870 in Wayne Co. All or most of our specimens are V. sativa subsp. nigra (L.) Ehrh., often recognized as V. angustifolia L.

Locations

Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Kalamazoo County
Keweenaw County
Leelanau County
    Only on Manitou Islands
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Mason County
Monroe County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Osceola County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1364.