Taxon  Report   4599 
Lathyrus brownii  Eastw.
Brown's brush pea
Lathyrus brownii
© 2016 John Doyen
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Lathyrus brownii
© 1992 Gary A. Monroe
Lathyrus brownii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lathyrus brownii
© 1992 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Lathyrus lanszwertii var. brownii
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ICPN: Lathyrus lanszwertii var. brownii
More information about  Lathyrus brownii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 23, 2018).

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