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Earth-nut Peavine - Lathyrus tuberosus
Other Names:  Earth-nut Vetchling, Tuberous Vetchling, Tuberous Pea

Non-native Species

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 North America; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 7

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Earth-nut Peavine — Lathyrus tuberosus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from