Taxon  Report   4615 
Lathyrus nevadensis  S. Watson  var. nevadensis 
Sierra nevada pea,  Sierra pea
Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
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Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis, 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 nevadensis var. nevadensis
© 2002 George W. Hartwell
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Parent Record Lathyrus nevadensis
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Lathyrus nevadensis ssp. nevadensis
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ICPN: Lathyrus nevadensis ssp. lanceolatus
ICPN: Lathyrus nevadensis ssp. nevadensis
ICPN: Lathyrus nevadensis var. nuttallii
ICPN: Lathyrus nevadensis var. pilosellus
More information about  Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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: Jun 20, 2018).

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