Securigera varia (L.) Lassen


source: Strobilomyces (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Strobilomyces (2007), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)


GrinTax Securigera varia (L.) Lassen
The Plant list Securigera varia (L.) Lassen
English name Crownvetch

Crop relationship
Crown vetch same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence relatively rare
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe S-, E- and Central-Europe
Asia SW-Asia and Japan
Africa -
North-America naturalized
South-America -
Australia SE-Australia
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, July 2017
Distribution data GBIF, July 2017

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information