Vicia monantha subsp. monantha

One-flower Vetch

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Slender diffuse annual. Leaflets linear to oblong, 5–25 mm long, 1–3 mm wide. Flowers 1 or 2; peduncles 7–25 mm long; calyx 4–5 mm long; corolla 10–15 mm long. Pod 2–3.5 cm long, 8–10 mm wide; seeds 3–3.5 mm long, brown. Flowers mainly Jul.–Feb.

*MuM, *MSB, *Wim. Also naturalised NT, SA, Qld, NSW. Native to Europe. Recorded for a few places in the north-west of the state where found on disturbed areas such as pastures and roadsides.

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 monantha subsp. monantha in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Vicia monantha subsp. monantha in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present naturalised
Wimmera present introduced
Murray Scroll Belt present introduced

State distribution

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales