Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park


Common Vetch
Vivia sativa
of the Pea family
a perennial
60 -200 cm high
blooms June-August
likes grassland and hedgegrows
can be seen between the pond and South Beach

Contrary to its name, this type of vetch is not the most common of British vetches. On the continent farmers grow many types of vetch for cattle fodder