Vicia gigantea Hook.
FamilyLeguminosae — APG family: Fabaceae
SynonymsVicia sitchensis Bong.
DescriptionStem stout, tall, somewhat pubescent, climbing; leaves with 8-12 pairs of lance- oblong, obtuse, sparsely strigose leaflets; stipules broad, sharply dentate; racemes 1-sided, densely many-flowered, much shorter than leaves; calyx teeth very unequal, shorter than tube; flowers ochroleucous, often tinged with purple.
EcologyForests, along streams. Described from the Columbia River.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.