Taxon  Report   4598    
Lathyrus biflorus  T. W. Nelson & J. P. Nelson
Two flowered pea,  Twoflower pea
Lathyrus biflorus
© 2005 Jennifer L. Kalt
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lathyrus biflorus
© 2009 Tony LaBanca
Lathyrus biflorus
© 2009 Tony LaBanca
Lathyrus biflorus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lathyrus biflorus
© 2005 Jennifer L. Kalt
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 6.1; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Lathyrus biflorus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).