Taxon  Report   4618    
Lathyrus polyphyllus  Nutt.
Leafy pea,  Oregon pea
Lathyrus polyphyllus
© 2005 Jerry Murray
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Lathyrus polyphyllus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lathyrus polyphyllus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lathyrus polyphyllus, 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 polyphyllus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Prairie
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lathyrus polyphyllus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 17, 2019).