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Lathyrus aphaca
yellow vetchling

Distribution: Known only from San Juan County in Washington; Washington to California, and in scattered locations in central and southern U.S.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, wastelots, and other disturbed open areas.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lathyrus aphaca L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 729. 1753. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Lathyrus aphaca checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lathyrus aphaca atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lathyrus aphaca photos.

USDA Plants: Lathyrus aphaca information.

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