Taxon  Report   4608    
Lathyrus jepsonii  Greene  var. jepsonii 
Delta tule pea
Lathyrus jepsonii var. jepsonii
© 2003 Mark Fogiel
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lathyrus jepsonii var. jepsonii
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Lathyrus jepsonii var. jepsonii
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Lathyrus jepsonii var. jepsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Lathyrus jepsonii var. jepsonii
© 2003 Mark Fogiel
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Parent: Lathyrus jepsonii
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh, brackish-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Lathyrus jepsonii ssp. jepsonii

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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