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Lathyrus palustris
marsh pea
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring along the Puget Sound and outer coast in Washington; widely distributed throughout most of North America except the Rocky Mountain and southeastern regions of the U.S.

Habitat: Chiefly in tidelands along the coast.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Lathyrus palustris L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 733-734. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lathyrus palustris L. ssp. pilosus (Cham.) Hultén
Lathyrus palustris L. var. linearifolius Ser.
Lathyrus palustris L. var. macranthus (T.G. White) Fernald
Lathyrus palustris L. var. meridionalis Butters & H. St. John
Lathyrus palustris L. var. myrtifolius (Muhl. ex Willd.) A. Gray
Lathyrus palustris L. var. pilosus (Cham.) Ledeb.
Lathyrus palustris L. var. retusus Fernald & H. St. John
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lathyrus palustris in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lathyrus palustris checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lathyrus palustris atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lathyrus palustris photos.

USDA Plants: Lathyrus palustris information.

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