Scientific Name: Pisum sativum Form: Climbing
Common Name:garden pea Texture:Medium
Family Name:FabaceaeHabit: Pendulous
Plant Type: Annual, Vine or climber Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Compound, Opposite, Sessile, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Odd-pinnate, Leaflets stalked, Ovate, Reniform, Elliptic, Entire, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers paired, White, Pink, Violet, Purple, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Legume, Green, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Fast growing annual vine; stipules large and leaf-like surround the stem; leaves compound with broadly ovate to elliptical leaflets, entire or less commonly toothed, some leaflets develop into tendrils instead; flowers with large butterfly-like petals; legume containing mostly 6-11 seeds in a row, flattened when young but becoming roundish later.