Vicia villosa subsp. villosa

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Plants villous. Leaflets (8–)10–35 mm long, 2–8 mm wide; stipules 2–5 mm long. Inflorescence 10–30-flowered. Calyx lobes densely ciliate, lower lobes as long as or longer than tube. Pod glabrous. Flowers mainly winter–spring.

*HSF, *VRiv, *VVP. Also naturalised NSW, Tas. Native to Europe, the Middle East, western Asia. Known in Victoria from 3 small populations, near Westmere, Rochester and North Blackburn.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1996). Fabaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-02-26
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Fabales
family Fabaceae
genus Vicia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Vicia villosa subsp. villosa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Vicia villosa subsp. villosa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present introduced
Victorian Riverina present naturalised
Highlands-Southern Fall present naturalised

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New South Wales