Purple Milk Vetch
Fact File
Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 2nd June 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode
 

Taken at Barns Ness on 29th May 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
Fact File
 
 
Purple Milk Vetch.
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Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Astragalus danicus.
Fabaceae.
Perennial herb.
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Flowers:
Feature:

Infertile chalky grassland. It is also found
on coastal sand-dunes.
June - July.
This plant is included as a species "of principal
importance for the purpose of conserving biodiversity"
under Section 41 (England) of the Natural Environment
and Rural Communities Act 2006.