|COMMON NAME:||Vetch, spring|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Vicia lathyroides|
|FEATURES:||Small winter annual species. Pinnately compound leaves. Leaflets <0.5 cm in diameter. Leaves
with a grasping tendril at end of leaf. Flowers white to pink, small, solitary, bilaterally
symmetrical. Producing a flattened short seedpod.
|DESCRIPTION:||Common along roadsides, pastures, and other infrequently mowed ares. Smallest, most diminutive
of vetch species. Leaves narrow, thin. Forms a weak dense mat, weakly rooted.