Vicia villosa

Hairy Vetch
Vicia villosa

Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: Winter Vetch, Fodder Vetch
Photo taken on: May 18, 2009
Location: Los Alamos, NM
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Roadsides, disturbed areas

Grow to 3ft in sprawling colonies with blue-violet flowers in a one-sided spike on a hairy stem. Leaves have 8-12 pairs of leaflets and a tendril at the tip.

Blue/Purple Long Clusters