Common Vetch
Fact File
Taken at Aberlady on 20th May 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 


Taken at Musselburgh on 28th May 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
 
Common Vetch.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Vicia sativa.
Fabacea.
Perennial.
Habitat:
Height:
Feature:

Grassland and hedgegrows.
60 - 200 cms.
Contrary to its name, this type of vetch is
not the most common of British vetches.
On the continent farmers grow many types of vetch for cattle fodder