purple milk vetch

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Noun1.purple milk vetch - perennial of southern and western Europe having dense racemes of purple or violet flowers
milk vetch, milk-vetch - any of various plants of the genus Astragalus
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The ranger team will also plant native woodland and hedgerow trees as well as native plant species found in the dunes, including rare calcareous plants such as purple milk vetch and autumn gentian.
Warden Robert Smith said: "Normally only the golfers can admire and enjoy the wildflowers such as the splendid orchids and the purple milk vetch.
The exceptional dune flora, which includes bloody cranesbill, viper's bugloss and purple milk vetch, will be encouraged at Borewell through controlled grazing by John Whiteford's herd of Aberdeen Angus cattle.