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

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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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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
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
View Plants For A Future Record : Vicia hirsuta

Protected Areas




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


Albania (native); Algeria (native); Angola-ISO (native); Australia (introduced); Austria-F.E. (native); Azerbaijan (native); Azores (native); Balearic Is (native); Belarus (native); Belgium-F.E. (native); Bhutan (native); Bulgaria (native); Canada (uncertain); Caribbean-TRP (uncertain); Chatham Is (introduced); Chile (uncertain); China (native); Corsica (native); Cyprus (native); Czechoslovakia (native); Denmark (native); Egypt (native); Estonia (native); Ethiopia (native); Finland (native); France-F.E. (native); Germany (native); Great Britain (native); Greece (native); Gruzia (native); Haiti (introduced); Hungary (native); Iceland (introduced); India (native); Indonesia-ISO (introduced); Ireland-F.E. (native); Italy-F.E. (native); Japan (native); Jawa (native); Kazakhstan (native); Kenya (native); Korea (native); Latvia (native); Lebanon (native); Lithuania (native); Malta (native); Mauritius (introduced); Mexico(North & Central) (uncertain); Moldova (native); Morocco (native); Nepal (native); Netherlands (native); New Zealand(North) (introduced); New Zealand(South) (introduced); Norway (native); Pakistan (native); Papua New Guinea (introduced); Poland (native); Portugal (native); Reunion (introduced); Romania (native); Russia in Asia (native); Russia in Europe (native); Rwanda (native); Ryukyu Is (native); Sardegna (native); Sicilia (native); South Africa (introduced); Spain-F.E. (native); Sweden (native); Switzerland (native); Syria (native); Tadzhikistan (native); Taiwan (introduced); Tanzania (native); Tasmania (introduced); Tunisia (native); Turkey in Asia (native); Turkey in Europe (native); Turkmenistan (native); Uganda (native); Ukraine (native); United States (uncertain); Yugoslavia (native); Zaire (native);

External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
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.
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License