Perennials forum: wild sweet peas?

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Name: Alda yarbrough
Tx. (Zone 8a)
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cillay
May 14, 2015 10:50 AM CST
There is a vine that comes up every year and the flower looks like sweet peas and a beautiful purple. Is there a name for it or is it just a wild thing? cillay
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Name: Arlene
Grantville, GA (Zone 8a)
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abhege
May 14, 2015 5:17 PM CST
Do you have a photo? There may be several possibilities. The first that popped in my mind was vetch.

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Name: Alda yarbrough
Tx. (Zone 8a)
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cillay
May 15, 2015 6:48 AM CST
I do not have photos but vetch is not it. The little blowers look exactly like sweet peas but much smaller. Thanks cillay
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
May 15, 2015 11:59 AM CST
The Common Vetch perhaps?



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