Vicia hirsuta (Linnaeus 1753) Gray 1821 (Family Fabaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 20-70cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - August (Earliest: 20.5)

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Glucopyranoside

Biotopes:
Meadows
Parasites:
Agromyza vicifoliae

Agromyza nana
Possible Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata

Ischnopterapion virens Larva
(Stem Borer)
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Euclidia glyphica Larva

Euclidia mi Larva

Charanyca ferruginea Larva

Ematurga atomaria Larva

Altica palustris

Neocrepidodera ferruginea

Sitona humeralis
Sapivores:
Aphis craccae
Possible Sapivores:
Palomena prasina
Granivores:
Eutrichapion punctiger Larva

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Hairy Tare


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