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Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 10 inches to 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Purplish-pink to Rose
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
P (Phosphorus)
K (Potassium)
Cu (Copper)
Co (Cobalt)
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Bees

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Location: Savannah, Georgia, USADate: 2014-03-31
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Location: Nature reserve, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2009-05-13
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2014-04-21
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2012-05-26
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2012-05-24
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2012-06-25
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Location: Nature reserve, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2010-05-21
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Location: Gent, Belgium
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Location: My garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2014-05-18
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dave On May 11, 2014 Fruit Ripened
dave From March 26, 2014 to April 21, 2014 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Can someone help me ID this plant now that it's flowering please? by anasttin Sep 14, 2019 8:07 PM 4
ID Help please.... by wcgypsy Jun 20, 2014 6:15 PM 5
Help id these three please by Kgby13 May 14, 2014 3:27 PM 6
Vicia americana? by dave Apr 1, 2014 6:31 AM 6
Common Vetch (Vicia sativa) by hementia Dec 5, 2011 11:07 AM 4

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