Taxon  Report   4618 
Lathyrus polyphyllus  Nutt.
Leafy pea,  Oregon pea
Lathyrus polyphyllus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Lathyrus polyphyllus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lathyrus polyphyllus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lathyrus polyphyllus, 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 polyphyllus
© 2005 Jerry Murray
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Prairie
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Lathyrus polyphyllus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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 18, 2018).

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