Bitter vetch

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(Bot.) a name given to two European leguminous herbs, Vicia Orobus and Ervum Ervilia.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These include various species of orchid, round leaved sundews, wood bitter vetch, mountain pansy and globe flowers.
Staff have created a temporary seed production area, where declining flora species such as burnet saxifrage, dyer's greenweed, bitter vetch and devil's-bit scabious are being grown to create new colonies.
Effect of bitter vetch (Vicia ervilia) seeds as a replacement protein source of soybean meal on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing Awassi lambs.