Vetch, American (Vicia americana) Native

Vetch, American (Vicia americana)

Uses: An annual that can fix nitrogen into the soil for use by other plants when it dies.

Cautions: Several species are known to be toxic to animals and children. The seed pods can be a curiosity to children so it is best to exercise caution (Pojar 192).

Vetch, American Vicia americana

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