My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“We are used to working with sick patients in the hospital setting, so it was nice to see the other end of the spectrum and be able to raise awareness among the students.”
Sandra Guglielmi, Nursing major

Vicia americana
Leguminosae

Height: Climbs up to 4'.

Leaves: 1 1/2" long and green. They are bipinnatley compounded with 8 to 12 elliptical leaves.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom May to September. The flowers are light blue and 1 1/4" long. They are loosely clustered in 4 to 9 pairs. The flower produces a seed pod.

Form/Habitat: 5,000' to 10,000. Found in clearings of ponderosa and mixed pine forests.


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