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Taxon: Vicia nigricans Hook. & Arn.

Genus: Vicia
Subgenus: Vicilla
Section: Cassubicae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 70833
Place of publication: Bot. Beechey Voy. 20. 1830
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Oct-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: United States [Alaska (s.e.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (coastal)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon (coastal), Washington (coastal)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (coastal)]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chubut (n.w.), Neuquén, Río Negro] Chile (c.)


  1. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3. Vicieae Database Project 7:63.
  2. Burkart, A. E. 1952. Las leguminosas Argentinas - silvestres y cultivadas, ed. 2.
  3. Giangualani, R. A. 1982. Sinopsis de las especies patagónicas del género Vicia. Parodiana 1:328.
  4. Lassetter, J. S. & C. R. Gunn. 1980. Vicia menziesii Sprengel (Fabaceae) rediscovered: its taxonomic relationships. Pacific Sci. 33:93.

Check other web resources for Vicia nigricans Hook. & Arn. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=70833. Accessed 26 May 2020.