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Common Vetch (Vicia sativa ssp. Segetalis)

Common Vetch (Vicia sativa ssp. Segetalis)
  • variable pink/purple flowers
  • grows to a height of 40 cm
  • ladder-like leaflets with “needle” on ends
  • from June onwards

At the base of leaves are stipules each with a black spot that secretes sugary substance to attract ants. The ants then help to defend the plant against other insects.