Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01166 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Vicia cracca L.
Common name   bird vetch
J.G. Harris   1621  
Coll. Date 23 June 1982 
Geography Canada.  British Columbia.  
Locality along Mica Creek Dam Road ca. 40 km S of Mica. 
Elev.: 2952 ft. (900 m.)
Habitat Notes logged area, near roadside 
Latitude Longitude 51° 40'  N, 118° 37'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Vicia cracca L.

Common Name(s): bird vetch, cow vetch.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26335, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Vicia
                                        Species: Vicia cracca


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01166s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01168 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. androsaemifolium   "spreading dogbane" same section
01167 Chrysanthemum leucanthemum      "ox-eye daisy" same section
04136 Chrysanthemum leucanthemum      "ox-eye daisy" same section
01146 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" same section
01144 Hieracium aurantiacum      "orange hawkweed" same section
04134 Hieracium aurantiacum      "orange hawkweed" same section
01136 Lilium philadelphicum  var. andinum   "wood lily" same section
01147 Phleum pratense      "timothy" same section
01145 Prunella vulgaris  ssp. lanceolata   "lance selfheal" same section
04135 Prunella vulgaris  ssp. lanceolata   "lance selfheal" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Vicia cracca  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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