Overview

Distribution

Range Description

Species widespread in western, central, eastern and Mediterranean Europe and Atlantic regions.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Vicia orobus is a perennial herb which mainly occurs in broadleaf, conifer, sclerophyllous, semi-deciduous and montane Birch forests. Also reported from grassy and rocky places and scrub.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Associations

In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Foodplant / parasite
sporangium of Peronospora viciae parasitises live Vicia orobus

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Vicia orobus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Vicia orobus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2012

Assessor/s
Lopez Poveda, L.

Reviewer/s
Hilton-Taylor, C.

Contributor/s

Justification
Vicia orobus is listed as Least Concern. It is known to occur in protected areas, has a wide range and the population is believed to be stable at present.
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Population

Population
The population size of this species is not known.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known major threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
It has been reported from many protected areas throughout its range. Seeds have been collected as part of the Millennium Seed Bank Project. It is known to occur in 13 Botanical Gardens worldwide.
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