tufted vetch


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Noun1.tufted vetch - common perennial climber of temperate regions of Eurasia and North America having dense elongate clusters of flowerstufted vetch - common perennial climber of temperate regions of Eurasia and North America having dense elongate clusters of flowers
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
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They plan to increase the diversity of pollinating plants in pastures using specialised seed mixtures such as bird's-foot trefoil, lesser knapweed and tufted vetch.
They plan to increase the number and diversity of pollinating plants in pastures using specialised seed mixtures such as bird's-foot trefoil, lesser knapweed and tufted vetch.
The introduced species, including oxeye daisy, poppy, corn cockle, tufted vetch, knapweed, birds foot trefoil, wild carrot and yellow rattle provide a vital source of pollen and nectar for the UKs insect and butterfly species.