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Red pea

Lathyrus cicera

Description:

Lathyrus cicera is a species of wild pea (Fabaceae). It is a hairless annual herb producing a slightly winged stem. The leaves are each made up of two leaflike linear leaflets 3 to 6 centimeters long. They also bear branched, curling tendrils. The inflorescence holds a single pea flower 1 to 1.5 centimeters wide which is a varying shade of red. The fruit is a hairless dehiscent legume pod. (wiki) It is a very common wild pea, and the particular plant was spotted in Tzoumerka mountains National park, Epirus region, Greece.

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Ήπειρος - Δυτική Μακεδονία, Greece

Spotted on Apr 19, 2019
Submitted on Mar 29, 2020

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