Calflora
Taxon  Report   4615    
Lathyrus nevadensis  S. Watson  var. nevadensis 
Sierra nevada pea,  Sierra pea
Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis
© 2002 George W. Hartwell
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Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis, 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 nevadensis var. nevadensis
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Parent: Lathyrus nevadensis
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lathyrus nevadensis ssp. nevadensis

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LANEN)

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 10, 2018).

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