Calflora
Taxon  Report   4629    
Lathyrus vestitus  Nutt.  var. vestitus 
Common pacific pea,  Hillside pea, Wild sweetpea
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2013 James Gonsman
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2018 Ken Lunders
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Parent: Lathyrus vestitus
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 1.8; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted 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 / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LAVEV)

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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