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Vicia grandiflora kitaibeliana - W.D.J.Koch.

Common Name large yellow vetch
Family Fabaceae or Leguminosae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range E. Asia.
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Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Vicia grandiflora kitaibeliana large yellow vetch


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Vicia grandiflora kitaibeliana large yellow vetch
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Summary


Physical Characteristics

 
Vicia grandiflora kitaibeliana is a ANNUAL. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Vicia grandiflora var. grandiflora Scop.

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

The leaves of some cultivars can be eaten as a vegetable[183]. The cultivar 'Woodford' makes a good salad plant, the leaves are mild like lettuce, without the grassiness of raw clover or the bitterness of many other leaves[183].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

183

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Propagation

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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