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Lathyrus littoralis

Lathyrus littoralis (Nutt.) Endl.

 

Silky Beach Pea

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusLathyrusFrom Greek lathyros, an old name for “pea”
Specieslittoralis“Of the seashore”

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Lathyrus littoralis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 May 2012.

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Lathyrus littoralis (Silky Beach Pea)

8/30/2007 · Silver Creek Boat Landing, OR
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm) ID is uncertain

Lathyrus littoralis (Silky Beach Pea)

8/30/2007 · Silver Creek Boat Landing, OR
≈ 10 × 7" (26 × 17 cm) ID is uncertain

Lathyrus littoralis (Silky Beach Pea)

8/30/2007 · Silver Creek Boat Landing, OR
≈ 12 × 8" (30 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

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