crown vetch

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Synonyms for crown vetch

European herb resembling vetch

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Key words: crown vetch poisoning, Coronilla varia, nitrotoxin, [beta]-nitropropionic acid, neurotoxicity, avian, budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulatus
The plant was identified as crown vetch (Coronilla varia) (Fig 2).
In this case report, a diagnosis of crown vetch toxicity was made based on a history of an acute onset of signs after ingestion of the plant.
Butterflies took longer learning how to drink from tufted vetch than from crown vetch, both on the first try and on later approaches.
Dress the wounds with crown vetch - more particularly described as Penngift crown vetch, Coronila Varia.
A good solution to the problem of crown vetch survival into the second year and beyond, is to sow the buckwheat in early spring and to start the crown vetch plants in mid-size Dixie cups containing inoculated seed (crownvetch is a legume), and to give the plant a head start in poor soil, a mixture of limed compost, vermiculite, peat moss and high-nitrogen fertilizer.
If your eroded area is more fertile than mine, the remaining buckwheat may grow so tall as to shade the crown vetch too much.