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  Lathyrus venosus Muhl. ex Willd. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Fabaceae
Lathyrus venosus Muhl. ex Willd.
forest pea, veiny pea, veiny pea-vine
Lathyrus: from the Greek lathyros, an old name for "pea"
venosus: veined
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Status: Native
Plant: climbing, perennial, 2'-3' long, stout forb with a wingless stem
Flower: purple to red, 5-parted, 3/4" long; inflorescence a dense, stalked cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms June-July
Fruit:flat, long pod
Leaf:pinnately-divided into 8-12 elliptical leaflets with a tendril at the end; asymmetrical, narrowly arrow-shaped, leaf-like appendages at the base
Habitat: dry, moderate moisture to wet; prairies, woods, streambanks
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Lathyrus oreophilus Wooton & Standl.
Lathyrus venosus Muhl. ex Willd. subsp. arkansanus (Fassett) C.L.Hitchc.
Lathyrus venosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. arkansanus Fassett
Lathyrus venosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. intonsus Butters & H.St.John
Lathyrus venosus Muhl. ex Willd. var. meridionalis Butters & H.St.John

         
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