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Cow Vetch (Vicia cracca)

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Other common names: Bird Vetch, Blue Vetch, Canada Pea, Tufted Vetch
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Height: 0.5 to 4 ft.
Blooms: May to August
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Date:  6/14/2003
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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