Taxon  Report   4621    
Lathyrus splendens  Kellogg
Pride of california
Lathyrus splendens
© 2009 Andrew Borcher
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lathyrus splendens
© 2012 Ron Clark
Lathyrus splendens
© 2012 Ron Clark
Lathyrus splendens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Lathyrus splendens
© 2000 Joseph Dougherty/
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lathyrus
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Lathyrus splendens
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

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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 16, 2018).