Tufted vetch, Cow vetch, Bird vetch[edit]

(Vicia cracca L.)


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Vicia cracca L. (Tufted vetch, Cow vetch, Bird vetch) flowers (Photo 1)


My short words

I was going for cycling along North Saskatchewan River.

I found some tiny blue-purple flowers on the bushy riverside.

It was shining with sunshine. I was looking at those for a while.

Some visitor is here! (Photo 3) :)


Vicia cracca L. (Tufted vetch, Cow vetch, Bird vetch) flowers and leaves (Photo 2)
Tufted vetch flowers and a bee (Photo 3)




Memo[edit]

The riverside area with Tufted vetch flowers in MacKinnon Ravine Park, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Photo 4)
  • This plant that natives to Europe and asia is naturalized from another region to North America. [3]
  • I could see this plant here and there in Alberta, Canada.
Tufted vetch flowers and the leaves with the blue sky in Rotary Park, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada (Photo 5)


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Data
Common name: Tufted vetch, Cow vetch, Bird vetch
Scientific name: Vicia cracca L.
Family name: Fabaceae syn. Leguminosae
Date taken: Photo 1: July 03, 2019, 18:58(MST)
Photo 2: July 03, 2019, 18:59(MST)
Photo 3: July 03, 2019, 19:00(MST)
Photo 4: July 03, 2019, 19:02(MST)
Photo 5: July 14, 2019, 16:07(MST)
Place: Photo 1,2,3,4: Mackinnon Ravine Park in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Photo 5: Rotary Park, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada



References[edit]

  1. The Encyclopædia Britannica 15th edition - Leguminosae(Fabaceae)
  2. The Encyclopædia Britannica 15th edition - Vicia cracca
  3. 2014 Encyclopedia Nipponica (Digital version) - Vicia cracca L.
  4. Wikipedia.org - Vicia cracca
  5. MinnesotaWildflowers.info - Vicia cracca (Tufted Vetch)