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Earth-nut Peavine - Lathyrus tuberosus

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

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

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General Description
Tuberous and rhizomatous. Stems ascending, 20–60 cm. Leaves with 2 oblanceolate leaflets, 2–4 cm long with a mucronate tip; rachis prolonged into a tendril; stipules linear, ca. 1 cm long. Flowers red; calyx 5–7 mm long; sepals subequal; banner 12–16 mm. Legume 2–4 cm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced sporadically in N. America; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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