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Scientific Name: Lathyrus odoratus
Pronunciation: LATH-ih-rus oh-dore-AY-tus
Common Name: sweet pea
Family Name: Fabaceae
Plant Type: Annual, Vine or climber
Key ID Features:
Course(s): not used (off campus)


Habit: Spreading
Form: Climbing
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:1.3 - 2.0m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin:
Hardiness Rating: Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Exposure:
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Summer interest, Urban agriculture
Additional Info: Google Images . Wikipedia
sweet pea
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces:
Colour in Summer:
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cuneate, Rounded
Margins:

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Raceme
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Purple, Pink, Red
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug

 
Fruit Type: Legume
Fruit Colour: Green
Fruiting Time:

 
Bark or Stem Colour: Green
  
Organ Modifications: Tap roots, Leaf tendrils, N-fixing root nodules

Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Virus, Mildew, Aphids or adelgids
 
Location(s):
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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