Botany Photo of the Day Securigera varia

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Securigera varia, also known as Coronilla varia, is a tough, aggressively-spreading, low-growing legume (to 60cm (~2 ft.)). Known for its beautiful crown-like inflorescence, its other names include crown vetch and purple crown vetch. The native range of crown vetch is Eurasia and northern Africa, but it has become established in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and […]

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