Taxon  Report   4629 
Lathyrus vestitus  Nutt.  var. vestitus 
Hillside Pea,  common Pacific pea, wild sweetpea
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.8 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Parent Record Lathyrus vestitus.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Lathyrus vestitus ssp. vestitus
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lathyrus polyphyllus var. insecundus
ICPN: Lathyrus vestitus ssp. laetiflorus
ICPN: Lathyrus vestitus ssp. vestitus
XWALK: Lathyrus laetiflorus ssp. laetiflorus
XWALK: Lathyrus vestitus var. laetiflorus
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 28, 2015).

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