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Lathyrus sylvestris

Lathyrus sylvestris L.

 

Flat Pea, Narrow-leaved Vetchling

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusLathyrusFrom Greek lathyros, an old name for “pea”
Speciessylvestris

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Lathyrus sylvestris description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Lathyrus sylvestris (Flat Pea, Narrow-leaved Vetchling)

9/20/2014 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

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