Lathyrus cicera, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Taxonomic Notes: Lathyrus cicera L. belongs to Lathyrus section and is a secondary wild relative of L. sativus L., the cultivated grass pea (Yunus and Jackson. Reference for: Lathyrus cicera. Source: The PLANTS Database, database ( version ). Acquired: Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA.

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Range Europe – Mediterranean. This is one pea species known to cause lathyrism ; nevertheless, as cicerchia it figured among the comestibles enjoyed by the fortunate Milanese, listed at length by Bonvesin de la Riva in his “Marvels of Milan” Buying images for your projects will support this website.

The seed and possibly the whole plant? Great caution is advised. This is an incredible achievement.

Lathyrus cicera – Wikipedia

QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. GPS co-ordinates are also welcomed! Please note lathyruw all images are copyright of the author. The fruit is a hairless dehiscent legume pod. A taxon is Endangered EN when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing latjyrus very high risk of extinction in the wild.


Plants are cultivated in southern Llathyrus for their edible seed[61]. Please answer these simple questions: QR Code What’s this? Our new goal isspecies by To buy images please take not of the image code specific for every image found beneath each individual photo since this is required when filling the online ordering form. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

A taxon is Extinct EX when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. The seed of some species in this genus contain a toxic amino acid that can cause a severe disease of the nervous system known as ‘lathyrism’ if they are eaten in large amounts although small quantities are latgyrus to be nutritious [65, 76].

Basionym or principal synonyms: A taxon is Extinct In The Wild EW when it is known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population or populations well outside the past range. Some caution is advised, see the notes above on toxicity. Lathyrus cicera Scientific classification Kingdom: For a list of references used on this page please go here.

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It is native to Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, and it is known from other places as an introduced species. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Habitats Fields and cultivated places[89]. Eastern Gorilla Critically Endangered, A4bcd ver 3. The leaves are each made up of two leaflike linear leaflets 3 to 6 centimeters 1. To save searches and access a historical view of information you have downloaded you are required to register for an account.


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Buy images found in this large collection of Maltese flora. A taxon is Vulnerable VU when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. However, our work is nowhere near complete. Locations in Malta or Gozo where you have seen this plant.

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