Taxonomy

Vicia lathyroides | Spring Vetch | Peasair earraigh

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Red Data Book species (1988)

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Sandy ground

Life cycle

Annual

Ex-situ conservation

Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.

Use

Forage crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

International importance as a Crop Wild Relative. Irish plants may contain unique genetic characteristics that could aid species recovery and conservation programs in the future.