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Anthyllis vulneraria

Common Name(s): Kidney vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Annual/Biennial/Perennial
Growing Days: 120 to 240 (days)
Abs.Max=77° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=57° (F)    Abs.Min=43° (F)
Precipitation: 24 to 35 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium to light
Soil Drainage: Semi-Excessive
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Grown as annual, biennial, or perennial. Cool season forage legume of temperates.
No diseases found for the ten pathogens searched.
Animal Food - forage, Animal Food - fodder
Temperate, subtropical-dry summer
Geographical Origin:
Northern Africa, Northeastern tropical Africa, Caucasus, Western Asia, Europe
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