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Lathyrus  torreyi S.Watson  trib. Vicieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lathyrus  torreyi S.Watson  trib. Vicieae
SynonymsLathyrus villosus Torr.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaOregonWashington
thickets and woods
Description stems ramose, pubescent, leaflets 4-6 pairs, broadly oval, 5-15mm, mucronate, lanate-pubescent, flowers ca. 1cm long, pod oblong, 2-3cm long
Size10-30cm
Colorbluish white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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