Taxon  Report   4622 
Lathyrus sulphureus  A. Gray
Brewer's pea,  Snub pea, Sulpher pea
Lathyrus sulphureus
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
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Lathyrus sulphureus
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Lathyrus sulphureus
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Lathyrus sulphureus, 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 sulphureus
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Lathyrus sulphureus var. argillaceus
More information about  Lathyrus sulphureus
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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 25, 2016).

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