Taxon  Report   4613 
Lathyrus latifolius  L.
Everlasting pea,  Perennial pea, Perennial sweet pea, Sweet pea
Lathyrus latifolius
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
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Lathyrus latifolius
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Lathyrus latifolius
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Lathyrus latifolius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lathyrus latifolius
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lathyrus latifolius var. splendens
More information about  Lathyrus latifolius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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