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Vicia cracca subsp. tenuifolia
Synonyms: V. tenuifolia

Common Name(s): Bramble vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days:
Winter Minimum: -33° (F)
Soil pH: 5.6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Moist soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Requires a moist soil year round if grown in full sun.
Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Animal Food - fodder


Geographical Origin:
Northern Africa, Asia Temp, Indian Subcontinent, Indo-China, Europe
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