Taxon  Report   4603 
Lathyrus hirsutus  L.
Caley pea,  Rough pea
Lathyrus hirsutus
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
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Lathyrus hirsutus
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Lathyrus hirsutus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lathyrus hirsutus
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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: Mar 17, 2018).

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