Taxon  Report   4623 
Lathyrus sulphureus  A. Gray  var. argillaceus  Jeps.
Dubious pea,  Snub pea
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Lathyrus sulphureus var. argillaceus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3 (review list).   8th Edition

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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Parent Record Lathyrus sulphureus
Foothill Woodland, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
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Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS
ICPN accepted name: Lathyrus sulphureus
More information about  Lathyrus sulphureus var. argillaceus
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Apr 26, 2018).

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