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Plant Details

Lathyrus latifolius

Everlasting Pea

Scientific Name:

Lathyrus latifolius

Common Name:

Everlasting Pea

Plant Family

Fabaceae (Legume Family)

Native/Alien:

Alien

Type:

Vine

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Bloom Area:

introduced State-wide

Habitat Description:

Roadsides, fencerows, disturbed areas; native of Europe

Notes:

This vine grows all along the roads. Another "What is that plant?" Another alien - an escapee.

Plant in Bloom

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Black Mountain
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Closeup of Bloom

The bright pink seems to be the most prevalent color in this area.

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Buds and Blooms

It's quite handsome.

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Black Mountain
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Closeup of Pink-White Blooms

Here is the other color we see here. I understand it also comes in white and blue.

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Black Mountain
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Another Closeup of Pink-White Blooms

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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