Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Tiny Vetch, Hairy Tare
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JK Marlow jkm150327_955957b
March Greenville County SC
Leaves with 6-8 pairs of linear to elliptic leaflets, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
COMPARE pinnately compound leaves of forbs
Terry Holdsclaw tdh_vicia_hirsuta_5263
May Currituck County NC
Flowers white, 3-6 in raceme, each 2-3mm, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
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Even-pinnately compound: (8)10-16 leaflets
Whitish/ Light blue
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens, diadelphous, 9 and 1
Racemes of (2)3-5(8) flowers
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