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Vicia hirsuta (Hairy Vetch; Tiny Vetch; Hairy Tare)

Synonyms: Cracca hirsuta; Cracca minor; Endiusa hirsuta; Ervilia hirsuta; Ervilia vulgaris; Ervum filiforme; Ervum hirsutum; Vicia coreana; Vicia mitchellii; Vicia parviflora; Vicia taquetii; Vicioides hirsuta
Language: Belorussian; French; Georgian; German; Hindi; Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

Vicia hirsuta (hairy tare, hairy vetch, tiny vetch) is a species of flowering plant from the large genus Vicia.
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Height [1]  18 inches (0.45 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [2]  Moderate Acid
Soil Fertility [2]  Intermediate
Soil Moisture [2]  Moist
Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [1]  Annual
Pollinators [1]  Bees, Lepidoptera, Bats
Structure [3]  Herb
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Bialowieza National Park II 11126 Poland
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Cardigan Bay/ Bae Ceredigion 236876 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Colonial National Historic Park National Historical Park V 9316 Virginia, United States
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Dornoch Firth and Morrich More 21499 Scotland, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Essex Estuaries 114016 England, United Kingdom
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Fernkloof Nature Reserve 3417 Western Cape, South Africa
Galichia Gora Zapovednik Ia 568 Lipetsk, Russia
Georgian Bay Islands National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Kavkazskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 692723 Krasnodar, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adygea, Russia
Lago Puelo National Park II 47607 Chubut, Argentina
Lake District High Fells 66717 England, United Kingdom
Laplandskiy Biosphere Reserve 757114 Russia  
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Luce Bay and Sands 120487 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve 293047 British Columbia, Canada  
Norfolk Island National Park II 1723 Australian external territories, Australia  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Parco Del Somma-Vesuvio e Miglio D'Oro National Park II 33648 Italy
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Reserva de la Biosfera de Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve V 1777 Spain  
Richmond National Battlefield Park III 1517 Virginia, United States
River Moriston 481 Scotland, United Kingdom
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Tsentral'no-Lesnoy Biosphere Reserve Ia 62630 Russia  
Ussuriysky Zapovednik Ia 99910 Primorsky Krai , Russia
Wormley Hoddesdonpark Woods 829 England, United Kingdom
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  
Zhuvintas Zapovednik 18223 Lithuania  



Acyrthosiphon pisum (Pea aphid)[4]
Ancylis badiana[5]
Asphondylia ervi[4]
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch)[5]
Chloris chloris (European Greenfinch)[5]
Colias chrysotheme (Lesser Clouded Yellow)[6]
Columba oenas (Stock Dove)[5]
Eriophyes plicator-trifolii <Unverified Name>[4]
Linaria cannabina (Common Linnet)[5]
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow)[5]
Streptopelia turtur (European Turtle-Dove)[5]


Pollinated by 
Coccinella septempunctata (sevenspotted lady beetle)[6]
Oulema melanopus (Cereal leaf beetle)[6]
Polyommatus icarus (Common Blue Butterfly)[6]


Parasitized by 
Agromyza vicifoliae[5]
Peronospora viciae[6]
Uromyces ervi[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault


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1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
5Ecology of Commanster
6Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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