Wildflower ID?

NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen SpainPosts: 1,938
Anyone recognise this? Some sort of leguminous/vetch type is my nearest guess!

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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 4,555
    I used to have indigofera (indigo) which looked very similar
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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 53,898
    Looks like Medicago sativa ... grown by farmers as cattle fodder and known as Lucerne or alfalfa ... it’s naturalised all over the UK. 
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  • NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen SpainPosts: 1,938
    Hi, thanks both. Both look similar but don’t think its either, these flowers droop down a bit like kniphofia, but only on one side...
  • AsarumAsarum Posts: 281
    How about Vicia cracca, Tufted Vetch?
    East Anglia
  • RubytooRubytoo On the sofa, Southerly aspect.Posts: 1,183
    Have you tried it under latin name of Vicia. Lots of similar images  come up if you put purple and Vicia in a search engine. There are several similar looking things.
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 5,276
    edited 16 May
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  • NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen SpainPosts: 1,938
    Ah, thank you @Asarum thats the one! Both flower form and colour plus leaf are identical.
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