Taxon  Report   4616 
Lathyrus odoratus  L.
Common sweet pea,  Garden sweet pea, Sweetpea
Lathyrus odoratus
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Lathyrus odoratus, 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 odoratus
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Community:
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Lathyrus odoratus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (LAOD)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 30, 2016).

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