Species name:

Onobrychis viciifolia

Taxonomy

Species

viciifolia

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Onobrychis

Classifier

Scop.

Distribution

Europe, Asia, Australia
and North America. In Italy
prefers grassland and
grazing (0 - 2200 m)

Utility

Cultivated as forage and for nitrogen fixation. It provides a very important contribution in honey production. In Italy the monofloral honey of this plant is often produced. Biodiversity

Flowering time

V - VIII

Pollen colour

Brown

Pollen

+++

Nectar

+++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Circular
Onobrychis viciifolia
Onobrychis viciifolia
Onobrychis viciifolia
Equatorial view : Perprolate
Onobrychis viciifolia
Onobrychis viciifolia
Onobrychis viciifolia