|Vicia villosa subsp. varia
is an introduced from-Europe-or-West-Asia annual-biennial herb.
Stems branch well to reach as far as 1.5m in a vine way. Leaves are
of alternate, even-pinnately compound leaf, consisting of 4-12 pair
leaflets; the lobes are 10-30mm in length, 3-7mm in width, in the
shape of a long oblong to lanceolate, Leaves, at the terminals, grow
into tendrils as with most of the other species. Flowers, a
butterfly-shaped, 1-1.8 in length, on the top of flower stalks borne
from leaf axils bloom in racemes, blue-purple-red-purple, all facing
one direction. Fruit (legume) measures 2~4cm long, 0.4-1.2cm wide,
in an oblong shape. Bloom time: May-August.