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Lathyrus nevadensis

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

Lathyrus nevadensis (Sierra pea or purple peavine) is a perennial herb with erect to climbing stems, native to the forests and clearings of western North America from British Columbia to northern California and as far east as Idaho.

Description

The Lathyrus nevadensis plant is a trailer or weak climber vine, supported by tendrils, growing to 1.0 m-3 feet tall. The leaves are pinnate, with 4 to 10 leaflets and a straight, unbranched tendrils at the apex of the petiole. Its flowers are hermaphroditic, pollinated by bees. The plant can also spread vegetatively from creeping rhizomes.

References

Lathyrus nevadensis Wikipedia


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