Calflora
Taxon  Report   4629    
Lathyrus vestitus  Nutt.  var. vestitus 
Common pacific pea,  Hillside pea, Wild sweetpea
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
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Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Parent: Lathyrus vestitus

Ultramafic affinity: 1.8; (weak indicator)

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Lathyrus vestitus ssp. vestitus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lathyrus polyphyllus var. insecundus
ICPN: Lathyrus vestitus ssp. laetiflorus
ICPN: Lathyrus vestitus ssp. laevicarpus
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More information about  Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LAVEV)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 14, 2020).