Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park

 
 

Tufted Vetch
Vicia cracca
of the Pea family
a perennial
80 -200 cm high
blooms June- August
likes grassy places, fields, meadows, hedgerows
can be seen by the Pond




   
Tufted Vetch is a plant which climbs by means of tendrils. It's flowers are very pretty and often gardeners, rather than digging them in, allow these univited settlers to continue growing and even sow their seeds in order to brighten awkward corners of the garden.