Wild Flowers of Pittsburgh

Crown Vetch (Securigera varia)

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Wherever there are hillsides that no one wants to mow, there is crown vetch. Its cheerful vigor means that it often escapes and invades a hillside on its own, but its happy clover-like pink flower heads make us willing to forgive its bad manners.

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