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Crown vetch
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  • Coronilla varia
  • Crown vetch flower
  • Crown vetch plant
  • Securigera varia

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Common Name:Crown vetch

Botanical Name: Coronilla varia

Kingdom: Plantae

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Fabales

Family: Fabaceae

Genus: Securigera

Species: varia

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Plant Type: Annuals,Perennials.

Bloom Time: Late Spring/Early Summer,Mid Summer

Flower Color: White,Pink,purple

Pansy, it would seem, is one of the most alluring of all garden flowers. Native to Europe and Asia. The pansy is a delicate looking flower often with a "face". The pansy is quite durable and a "flower for all seasons." The history of the pansy is linked forever to the viola, its ancestor. viola is a large genus containing 500 species.

Crown Vetch (Coronilla varia, Synonyms: Securigera varia ), is a low-growing legume vine. It is native to Africa, Asia and Europe. It is widely cultivated as a ground cover and for erosion control in temperate areas of the world, and has become naturalized in much of the U.S. and southern Canada, in some areas totally dominating pastures and abandoned fields. Crown vetch is weedy and agressive, and not really suited to gardens. it is an excellent soil binder. Use it to cover dry, rocky slopes.