Calflora
Taxon  Report   4629    
Lathyrus vestitus  Nutt.  var. vestitus 
Common pacific pea,  Hillside pea, Wild sweetpea
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2013 James Gonsman
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 1.8; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lathyrus vestitus ssp. vestitus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lathyrus polyphyllus var. insecundus
ICPN: Lathyrus vestitus ssp. laetiflorus
ICPN: Lathyrus vestitus ssp. laevicarpus
. . .
More information about  Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LAVEV)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.