Calflora
Taxon  Report   4662    
Lens culinaris  Medik.
Lentil
Lens culinaris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lens
Communities: escaped cultivar, agricultural weed
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cicer lens
PLANTS: Ervum lens
PLANTS: Lens esculenta
More information about  Lens culinaris
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LECU2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2019).