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American Vetch

Definition of the noun American Vetch

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  1. American vetch is the vernacular name of the Vicia americana, a species of Vicia.
    • geographic area: North America
  2. American vetch is the vernacular name of the Vicia americana ssp. americana, a subspecies of Vicia americana.
    • geographic area: North America
  3. American vetch is the vernacular name of the Vicia americana var. americana, a variety of Vicia.
    • geographic area: North America

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Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Vicia americana is an American vetch that is raised to some extent in ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: American vetch V . articulata Hornem. (Vicia monanthos (L.) Desf., nom. illeg.; Ervum monanthos L.) ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary of the Leguminosae (1994)

by Frank Bisby

American Licorice, see Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh American Potatobean, see Apios americana Medikus American Vetch, see Vicia americana Willd. Amherstia nobilis Wallich Ammodendron argenteum (Pallas) Kuntze, see Ammodendron ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Small American Vetch. Muhlenb. Cat. 65. illd. n. 30. Pursh n. 1.-Stalks solitary, capillary, single-flowered. Legumes oblong, smooth. Leaflets about six, linear-lanceolate, bluntish. Stipulas half-arrowshaped, entire.--Found by the Rev.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Idaho (2001)

by Nancy Capace

The American vetch is another graceful and lovely vine found in moist woods and thickets. It clings tenaciously to any available support and sprouts in vivacious green leaves and in washed purple flowers in clusters of long slender bloom.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The American vetch (Vicia americana), with bluish flowers, grows in the moist soil of prairies and woodlands, and is a valuable forage- plant for the West. Vicia caroliniana was highly regarded as a medicine by the Cherokee Indians, who used ...

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