Latin name: Vicia villosa Roth ssp. villosa
  Pronunciation: VIS-ee-a vill-OH-sa
  Common name: Winter vetch
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Locally abundant on roadsides, fields, urban
  waste areas below 6000', South Coast, northern
  Channel Islands, San Gabriels and Peninsular Range
  (except San Jacintos), native to Europe
  Blooming period: May to July
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Vicia
  2) villosa
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