Vicia tetrasperma subsp. gracilis (DC.) Ascherson & Graebner

Slender vetch

source: Nick van der Ham, 20140523
source: Nick van der Ham, 20140523


GrinTax Vicia parviflora Cav.
The Plant list Vicia parviflora Cav.
English name Slender vetch

Crop relationship
Faba bean same genus
Vetch same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 decreasing (25-50%)
Presence very rare
Status Red List: near threatened
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)


  • Annendaalsbos (SBB [p])
  • Swalmdal (SBB [p])


  • Nijendal (SBB [p])


  • West-Zeeuws-Vlaanderen (SBB [p])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: no material

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe largest part of Europe
Asia SW-Asia
Africa N-Africa
North-America a large number of locations
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, January 2018. doi:10.15468/dl.hl7bux
Distribution data GBIF, January 2018. doi:10.15468/dl.hl7bux

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information