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Broad-leaf Peavine - Lathyrus latifolius

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
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).

Range Comments
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).

Habitat

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