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Tuberous Vetchling
Lathyrus tuberosus

Tuberous Vetchling (Lathyrus tuberosus) Other common names: Tuberous Pea

French names: Gesse tubéreuse

Family: Legume Family (Fabaceae)

Group: Vetches

Similar species:
  •   Marsh Vetchling (Lathyrus palustris)

Flowers: Summer;  Blue/Violet;  Irregular flowers

Leaves: Alternate, Compound, Entire

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: tuberosus: tuberous

Photographs: 25 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Tuberous Vetchling (Lathyrus tuberosus)

Tuberous Vetchling flowers.

Tuberous Vetchling (Lathyrus tuberosus)

Tuberous Vetchling (Lathyrus tuberosus)

Tuberous Vetchling leaves and stems.

Tuberous Vetchling (Lathyrus tuberosus)


Range map for Tuberous Vetchling (Lathyrus tuberosus)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)