Taxon  Report   4606    
Lathyrus jepsonii  Greene
Delta tule pea,  Jepson's pea
Lathyrus jepsonii
© 2006 Chet Blackburn
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lathyrus jepsonii
© 2010 Doug Wirtz
Lathyrus jepsonii
© 2006 Chet Blackburn
Lathyrus jepsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lathyrus jepsonii
© 2010 Doug Wirtz
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, freshwater-marsh, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lathyrus jepsonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).