Sand vetch, Fourleaf vetch
Vicia acutifolia
Fabaceae


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A weedy native, but useful as a butterfly host plant.

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Availability:
Rarely grown by enthusiasts.
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Southeastern United States south to Miami-Dade County and the Monroe County mainland.
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Larval host plant for barred yellow (Eurema daira) butterflies.
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For more information, vist our Floristic Inventory of South Florida Database Online.


Shirley Denton
Keith A. Bradley