Bird Vetch, or Vicia cracca

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Date:7th of July 1956

Description:This perennial grows in hayfields, wet meadows, hedgerows and wood borders.

It boasts a set of tendrils that cling to other vegetation.

Flowering between June and August, its can grow to a length of 2 metres.

This example was collected at Grindley, near Stowe in Staffordshire, in the summer of 1956.

About this plant

This plant is now cared for by staff at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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