Vicia cassubica

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Vicia cassubica, called Kashubian vetch and Danzig vetch, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Vicia, native to most of Europe, Turkey, the Levant, the Caucasus and Iran.[2] Found in thermophilous oak forests, it also does well in old fields that are in later stages of succession.[3]

Vicia cassubica
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Flowering and fruiting
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Genus: Vicia
V. cassubica
Binomial name
Vicia cassubica
    • Cracca cassubica (L.) Opiz
    • Ervilia cassubica (L.) Schur
    • Ervilia orobos Schur
    • Ervum cassubicum (L.) Peterm.
    • Orobus sylvaticus Bastard
    • Vicia abbreviata C.A.Mey.
    • Vicia adriatica (Freyn) Fritsch
    • Vicia frutescens Gilib.
    • Vicia militans Crantz
    • Vicia monosperma K.Koch
    • Vicia multiflora Pollich
    • Vicia rigida Herbich
    • Vicilla cassubica (L.) Schur


  1. ^ Sp. Pl.: 735 (1753)
  2. ^ a b "Vicia cassubica L." Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2020.
  3. ^ Falinski, J.B. (30 June 1986). Vegetation Dynamics in Temperate Lowland Primeval Forests: Ecological Studies in Białowieza Forest. Springer Netherlands. ISBN 978-94-010-8631-8. Potentillo albae-Quercetum