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Crown Vetch - Securigera varia Pink and white pea flowers in clusters on the ends of an upward curving stem. Leaves are long, compound, and pinnately divided into leaflets. <br />
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Crown Vetch - Securigera varia

Pink and white pea flowers in clusters on the ends of an upward curving stem. Leaves are long, compound, and pinnately divided into leaflets.

Crown Vetch - Securigera varia Pink and white pea flowers in clusters on the ends of an upward curving stem. Leaves are long, compound, and pinnately divided into leaflets.<br />
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  1. Beautiful! Too bad it isn't native! This seems to be the case with a lot of vetches!

    I really love this photo. It would make a beautiful wall-hanging.
    Posted 3 months ago, modified 3 months ago
    1. Thanks. The meadows are full of these and other vetches. Posted 3 months ago

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''Securigera varia'', commonly known as crown vetch or purple crown vetch, is a low-growing legume vine. It is native to Africa, Asia and Europe and is commonly used throughout the United States and Canada for erosion control, roadside planting and soil rehabilitation. It has become an invasive species in many states of the US.

Crown vetch grows 1 to 2 feet tall and bears small clusters of 1/2-inch pink and white flowers from early summer to late fall. The variety Penngift produces mounds.. more

Similar species: Beans
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jun 14, 2018. Captured Jun 12, 2018 10:46 in Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/128s
  • ISO125
  • 100mm