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Description
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Vicia palaestina is a sparingly hairy or glabrescent annual herb that reaches up to 15-60 cm high with branched and climbing stems. The tendrils are branched. The leaves are 3-8 cm, compound with 6-10 pairs of 0.8-2.5 x 0.1-0.3 cm, short petioliolate, narrowly linear acute, mucronate leaflets. The peduncles are shorter than the subtending leaf. The flowers are with pale blue corolla and a hairy calyx and are arranged in 3-9-flowered racemes. The fruit is 1.5-2.5 x 0.5-0.8 cm pod, compressed, glabrous, rhombic-elliptical, reticulate-veined, 2-4-seeded, with a short beak. The seeds are smooth, globular, dark brown.

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Distribution in Egypt
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Mountainous Southern Sinai, Isthmic Desert, North Sinai. 

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Global Distribution
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East Mediterranean Region, Sinai.

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Habitat
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Cultivated Fields and distributed ground.

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Life Expectancy
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Annual

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Size
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Height: 15-60 cm

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