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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Lathyrus pauciflorus Fern.
Fewflower pea, Steppe Sweetpea
USDA Symbol: lapa5
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The Steppe Sweetpea is a member of the pea family (Fabaceae), which includes trees, shrubs, herbs, and vines with compound or occasionally simple leaves and flowers usually in clusters.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Blue
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: fades to inky blue
AZ , CO , ID , OR , UT , WA USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff