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Vicia villosa subsp. varia
Synonyms: V. dasycarpa

Common Name(s): Woollypod vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 90 to 150 (days)
Abs.Max=90° (F)    Opt.Max=75° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 18 to 65 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -2° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: All; light to medium textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Winter annual. Grown primarily in south of US. Prefers soils of medium depth and moderate fertility. Low salt tolerance.
Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Poison - mammals, Animal Food - forage, Animal Food - fodder


Geographical Origin:
Macaronesia, Northern Africa, Caucasus, Western Asia, Europe
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