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Vicia hirsuta (Hairy Vetch; Tiny Vetch; Hairy Tare)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Vicia hirsuta (hairy tare, hairy vetch, tiny vetch) is a species of flowering plant from the large genus Vicia.
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Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [1]  Annual
Pollinators [1]  Bees, Lepidoptera, Bats
Structure [3]  Herb
Height [1]  18 inches (0.45 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [2]  Moderate Acid
Soil Fertility [2]  Intermediate
Soil Moisture [2]  Moist
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Pollinated by 
Oulema melanopus (Cereal leaf beetle)[6]
Plebejus amanda andreas (Common Blue Butterfly)[6]


Parasitized by 
Agromyza vicifoliae[5]
Peronospora viciae[6]
Uromyces ervi[6]


Attributes / relations provided by
1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
2ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
5Ecology of Commanster
6Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0