Plant ID forum: ID Help please....

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Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
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wcgypsy
Jun 17, 2014 4:35 PM CST
Another unfamiliar pop-up in the yard...some type of vetch?
TIA
Sherry

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I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jun 19, 2014 9:49 PM CST
Could it be Narrow Leaf Vetch?
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Meghan
Summerville, South Carolina (Zone 8a)
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mw236
Jun 20, 2014 8:52 AM CST
Definitely a member of the Fabaceae family with those distinctive sweetpea-like flowers. I think Greene nailed it.
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
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wcgypsy
Jun 20, 2014 10:04 AM CST
Yes, thank you.....I think so also.....vining stem and leaves said 'vetch', but the flower looked a bit un-pea like to me when I took the pic. I think with the surprises that keep popping up in the grass, that if I were to stop mowing, I might have a delightful wild meadow....lol..
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Jun 20, 2014 10:38 AM CST
Or perhaps


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Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Jun 20, 2014 6:15 PM CST
I've had common vetch before, but this one seems quite a bit smaller in scale....of course, it's the first one to show up and it's in an area previously mowed, so it may get larger with a bit of time...
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."

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