Anthyllis vulneraria . Maura commonly named “Kidney vetch” is a perennial herbaceous of the Fabaceae family. It can be found in dry and stony soils and in coastal cliffs. The whole plant is pubescent with an erect stem and composed leaves widened at their end. The plant produce pink flowers grouped into clusters and a legume fruit. It has been used since antiquity in herbal medicine for its healing, purifying, astringent and vulnerable properties.
|Common Name||Kidney vetch / woundwort|
|Botanical name||Anthyllis vulneraria . maura|
|Basic Colour||pink / salmon, violet|
|Height||5 -> 60 cm|
|Habitat||Rocky and sandy grounds, |
|Bloom Time||April -> June|
|Plant Type||Herb, Medicinal|
|Used Parts||Leaf, Root, Flower|
|Plant Uses||Medicine, fodder|
|USDA Zone||6 (-23), 7 (-17)|
8 (-12), 9 (-7)
|Soil Type||Sandy, Silty|
|Propagation||by seeds / by sowing, |
|Pests/ Diseases||blue butterfly larvae|
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