Prairie Vetch (Vigna speciosa)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Leaves are hairy
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Lavender
Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Underground structures: Taproot

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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2006-08-10
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2006-08-27
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: Mid SummerClose-up of bloom
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
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Are these plants the same? by plantladylin Oct 3, 2015 6:38 AM 14

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