Page author: David Giblin
Securigera varia
crown vetch, purple crown vetch

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east across North America.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, wastelots, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees


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Accepted Name:
Securigera varia (L.) Lassen
Publication: Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 83: 86. 1989.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Coronilla varia L. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Securigera varia in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Securigera varia checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Securigera varia information.

E-Flora BC: Securigera varia atlas page.

CalPhotos: Securigera varia photos.

USDA Plants: Securigera varia information.

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