Vicia hirsuta, SE: Duvvicker, DE: Behaarte Wicke,
NL: Ringelwikke, UK: Hairy Tare
|| ||Vicia hirsuta (L.) Gray|
|| || Duvvicker|
|| ||Behaarte Wicke |
|| ||Ringelwikke |
|| ||Hairy Tare|
|| ||Fabaceae, Ärtväxter|
|| ||Height 20–60 cm. Stem (especially lower part) branched, delicate, climbing, bristly, glabrous–short-haired|
|| ||4-8 non-opposite pairs, leaves ending in a usually branched tendril|
|| ||White-purple in stalked groups of 1-9|
|| ||May, June, July|
|| ||6–10 mm long, hairy, 2-seeded legume; blackening as it ripens|
|| ||Forests, thickets, coast, farmland, settlements|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Vicia the classical Latin name for vetch.
hirsuta, hirsut, "hairy", rough, shaggy, bristly.
- The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.
- The standard author abbreviation Gray is used to indicate Samuel Frederick Gray (1766 – 1828), a British botanist, mycologist, and pharmacologist.