Grass Vetchling - Lathyrus nissolia
This plant has grass like, pointed leaves and small, crimson flowers, 8 to 18 mm, either single or two together, borne on a long, slender stalk.
Grassy places, banks and field margins on neutral or mildly acid soils.
Flowers May to July.
Local in England and Wales, rare in Scotland.
Scarce in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 2 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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