Taxon  Report   4622 
Lathyrus sulphureus  A. Gray
Brewer's pea,  Snub pea, Sulpher pea
Lathyrus sulphureus
© 2009 Ron Wolf
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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, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lathyrus sulphureus
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lathyrus sulphureus var. argillaceus
ICPN: Lathyrus sulphureus var. sulphureus
More information about  Lathyrus sulphureus
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: Sep 19, 2018).

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