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Lathyrus delnorticus

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Fabaceae
Genus  Lathyrus
Higher classification  Lathyrus
Order  Fabales
Subfamily  Faboideae
Scientific name  Lathyrus delnorticus
Rank  Species
Similar  Lathyrus polyphyllus, Lathyrus littoralis, Lathyrus splendens, Lathyrus lanszwertii, Lathyrus nevadensis

Lathyrus delnorticus is an uncommon species of wild pea known by the common name Del Norte pea. It is native to the Klamath Mountains of southern Oregon and northern California, where it is a member of the serpentine soils flora. This is a hairless perennial herb producing a winged or flanged stem. The leaves are made up of several pairs of oval or lance-shaped leaflets and the stipules of the leaves are wide and toothed. There are branching, coiled tendrils. The plant bears a dense inflorescence of up to 10 pea lavender-veined white flowers each up to 1.5 centimeters wide. The fruit is a hairless dehiscent legume pod.


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