Securigera varia, also known as Coronilla varia, is a tough, aggressively-spreading, low-growing legume (to 60cm (~2 ft.)). Known for its beautiful crown-like inflorescence, its other names include crown vetch and purple crown vetch. The native range of crown vetch is Eurasia and northern Africa, but it has become established in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA (including British Columbia).
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