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Lathyrus japonicus var. maritimus (Beach pea)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Lathyrus japonicus var. maritimus

Lathyrus japonicus Willd. var. maritimus (L.) Kartesz & Gandhi

Beach Pea

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Lathyrus japonicus ssp. maritimus, Lathyrus japonicus var. glaber, Lathyrus maritimus, Lathyrus maritimus var. glaber, Pisum maritimum, Pisum maritimum var. glabrum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: magenta


USA: AK , CA , CT , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , VT , WA , WI
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lathyrus japonicus var. maritimus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lathyrus japonicus var. maritimus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lathyrus japonicus var. maritimus


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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