Vetch

Vicia spp.

Photo of Vetch
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

There are several species of vetch. Originally introduced from Europe as a forage plants they have escaped and are now serious weed problems in many crops. They are high climbing vines.

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  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences