Vicia carolina

Wood vetch

Names and Myths

Vicia  The classical Latin name stemming from vencire  to tie or bind referring to the plants tendrils

 carolina of Carolina

Natural history / Folklore

Trailing or climbing native perennial vetch37


April – June. Trailing vine with white to pale blue flowers, compound leaves with tendrils at the apex. Woods, woods borders, and roadsides.

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