Vicia sativa subsp. nigra (L.) Ehrh.
Common name: Black-Pod Vetch, common vetch, narrow-leaf vetch, spring vetch
French: Vesce printannière, Vesce fausse Gesse
Perennial non-climbing herb, forage, tender leaves cooked as vegetable. Plant poisonous to cattle. Seeds toxic to human being, lathyrism. Paste of leaves applied to treat cuts, sores, ulcers and wounds. Root juice drunk to cure fever. [CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants]
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