spring vetch(redirected from Vicia lathyroides)
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|Noun||1.||spring vetch - herbaceous climbing plant valuable as fodder and for soil-building|
vetch - any of various climbing plants of the genus Vicia having pinnately compound leaves that terminate in tendrils and small variously colored flowers; includes valuable forage and soil-building plants
|2.||spring vetch - bushy European perennial having nodding racemose violet-blue flowers|
genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus - genus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America: vetchling; wild pea
vetchling - any of various small plants of the genus Lathyrus; climb usually by means of tendrils