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Sweet Pea

Lathyrus odoratus


Spotted in Chattanooga, TN. However, pretty sure I saw a similar (or the same?) species in Sydney, Australia.


edges of landscaping, forests, tall grass.

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EagleEye 12 years ago
Sweet pea
Lathyrus odoratus Sweet pea

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EagleEye 12 years ago

My parents have sweet pea growing along a fence (Pennsylvania). It's not invasive - it doesn't grow that quickly and doesn't really spread. It does drop seed so it returns every year but in our experience it has stayed in one spot.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jul 27, 2010
Submitted on Aug 27, 2011

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