Fava Bean - Vicia faba
Vicia faba is an annual herbaceous plant from the legume family, usually considered to contain three subspecies: V. faba ssp. major (broad bean), V. faba ssp. equina (horse bean), and V. faba ssp. minor (tick bean or pigeon bean). Plants are upright, reaching heights of 1.5-2 m. Leaves of V. faba are alternate and pinnately compound, with 2-6 leaflets per leaf. One to six white flowers are borne on racemes, with a central dark spot similar to pea flowers.
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