Bush Vetch is commonly found on rough ground, climbing on hedges and
bushes. The species
name sepium means, of hedges and fences. Bush Vetch is a
perennial, scrambling or suberect, with creeping rootstock. Compound leaves
with 8-12 leaflets, 1-2 cm long. Inflorescence is a 2-6-flowered raceme.
Flowers are two-lipped, typical bean family shape, reddish to lilac blue.
Photographed in Valley of Flowers,
Identification credit: Umberto Boni
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