Spring Vetch
Fact File
Taken at  Barns Ness on 14th May 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.



Spring Vetch.
Species :
Family:
Habit:
Lathyrus vernus.
Fabaceae.
Perennial.
Habitat:

Height:
Flowers:
Feature:

Broad-leaved woodland, forest margins, plantations
and clearings.
20 - 40 cm.
May - June.
The fruit is a long brown pod up to 60 mm in
length containing eight to fourteen seeds which
are poisonous.