Blue or Tufted Vetch: Cat Peas: Tinegrass. Vicia Cracca.
Pulse Family. June - Aug.
Found in fields, waste land. Newfoundland to New Jersey, westward to Kentucky, Iowa and Minnesota.
Small, violet-blue, closely set on a 1-sided spike. Fruit a small pod.
Tendril-bearing, divided into 18 - 24 narrow leaflets with bristle-like points.
Tare or Pea Vine.
V. americana. Flowers 3-9, slightly larger than those of the preceding. Leaflets 8-14, blunt; distinctly veined. Found in moist places. New York to Virginia and westward.