Page author: David Giblin
Lathyrus nevadensis
Sierra peavine

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho.

Habitat: Open woods at low to moderate elevations.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lathyrus nevadensis S. Watson
Publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 11: 133 (-135). 1876. 1876.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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var. cusickii – Cusick's pea   Occurring in the southeastern counties of Washington; southeastern Washington to northeastern Oregon, east to adjacent Idaho.
var. nevadensis – Sierra pea    Occurring east and west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho.
var. parkeri – Parker's Sierra peavine   Occurring in eastern Washington; eastern Washington to adjacent north-central Idaho.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Lathyrus nevadensis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lathyrus nevadensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lathyrus nevadensis photos.

USDA Plants: Lathyrus nevadensis information.

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