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Lathyrus vestitus Nutt. ssp. vestitus
Pacific pea

General Information
Symbol: LAVEV
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
LAPU7 Lathyrus puberulus T.G. White ex Greene
LAQU2 Lathyrus quercetorum A. Heller
LAVEP Lathyrus vestitus Nutt. ssp. puberulus (T.G. White ex Greene) C.L. Hitchc.
LAVEV2 Lathyrus vestitus Nutt. var. violaceus (Greene) Abrams
LAVEV4 Lathyrus vestitus Nutt. var. vestitus wild pea
LAVI3 Lathyrus violaceus Greene


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae – Pea family
Genus Lathyrus L. – pea
Species Lathyrus vestitus Nutt. – Pacific pea
Subspecies Lathyrus vestitus Nutt. ssp. vestitus – Pacific pea

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Description of Values

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