Broad-leaf Peavine - Lathyrus latifolius
Perrenial Pea, Everlasting Pea, Broad-leaved Everlasting Pea
Rhizomatous. Stems winged, climbing, 60–100 cm. Leaves with 2 lance-elliptic leaflets 1–14 cm long; rachis prolonged into a tendril; stipules ovate, 3–5 cm long. Flowers pinkish; calyx tube 2–4 mm long; sepals unequal, longer than the tube; banner 18–25 mm. Legume 6–10 cm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Lake and Sanders counties. Introduced as an ornamental, escaped throughout U.S.; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this species or genera where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus appositus
, Bombus fervidus
, Bombus flavifrons
, Bombus sitkensis
, and Bombus occidentalis
(Thorp et al. 1983, Colla and Dumesh 2010, Koch et al. 2012).
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Colla, S.R. and S. Dumesh. 2010. The bumble bees of southern Ontario: notes on natural history and distribution. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 141: 39-68.
- Koch, J., J. Strange, and P. Williams. 2012. Bumble bees of the western United States. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service, Pollinator Partnership. 143 p.
- Thorp, R.W., D.S. Horning, and L.L. Dunning. 1983. Bumble bees and cuckoo bumble bees of California (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Bulletin of the California Insect Survey 23:1-79.
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.