Herb: French Vetch
Latin name: Vicia narbonensis
Synonyms: Vicia serratifolia
Edible parts of French Vetch:Seed - cooked. Of excellent quality. Used as a vegetable. The reports do not say what part of the plant is used, It is likely to be the leaves.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Thickets, damp fields and ditches.
Propagation of French Vetch:Pre-soak the seed for 24 hours in warm water and then sow in situ in spring or autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Thickets, damp fields and ditches.
Medicinal use of French Vetch:None known
Known hazards of Vicia narbonensis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.