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Broad-leaved Sweet Pea [Lathyrus latifolius]

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Common Name: Broad-leaved Sweet Pea
Scientic Name: Lathyrus latifolius
Colors: Red
Months Appearing: September

Also called Perennial Peavine, Perennial Pea, Broad-leaved Everlasting Pea, Everlasting Pea.

Native of Europe. Perennial. Creeping and climbing vine.

Flowers on racemes, 4-10. ~1 inch. Pink to white. Fade with age.

Leaves in pairs associated with tendrils.  Stems and petioles have flat wings.

Roadsides, White Pine Trail, Big Rapids,Mi., 9/23,  6577, 6578, 6579