1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Vicia L.
      1. Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. America.

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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    American Vetch
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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Québec, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

    Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Geyer, C.A. [338], Washington K001051464
    Drummond, T. [s.n.] K001051460
    Nuttall, T. [s.n.], Oregon K001051463
    Frémont, J.C. [416], California K001051461
    s.coll. [s.n.], Oregon K001051462
    Wright, C. [945], New Mexico Vicia americana var. minor K001051459
    Douglas, D. [74], USA Vicia americana var. minor K001051453
    Menzies, A. [s.n.], California Vicia americana var. minor K001051449
    Drummond, T. [s.n.] Vicia americana var. minor K001051455
    Richardson, J. [s.n.], Saskatchewan Vicia americana var. minor K001051452
    Gordon, A. [s.n.], USA Vicia americana var. minor K001051451
    Nuttall, T. [s.n.], Oregon Vicia americana var. minor K001051450
    s.coll. [s.n.] Vicia americana var. minor K001051454
    s.coll. [s.n.], Nebraska Vicia americana var. minor K001051456
    s.coll. [s.n.] Vicia americana var. minor K001051457
    s.coll. [s.n.], USA Vicia americana var. minor K001051458

    First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 1096 (1802)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Hickman, J. C. (ed.) (1993). The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California. 1400pp.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0