Taxon  Report   4609    
Lathyrus lanszwertii  Kellogg
Nevada pea
Lathyrus lanszwertii
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
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Lathyrus lanszwertii
© 2011 Steve Matson
Lathyrus lanszwertii
© 2009 Trent M. Draper
Lathyrus lanszwertii, 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 lanszwertii
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lathyrus pauciflorus
More information about  Lathyrus lanszwertii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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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 19, 2019).