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Lathyrus cicera, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Taxonomic Notes: Lathyrus cicera L. belongs to Lathyrus section and is a secondary wild relative of L. sativus L., the cultivated grass pea (Yunus and Jackson. Reference for: Lathyrus cicera. Source: The PLANTS Database, database ( version ). Acquired: Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA.

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Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Species categorized as Critically Endangered CR. If information supplied is taken from a book, journal or website, please provide the corresponding reference or website address. The fruit is a hairless dehiscent legume pod.

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The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Insects. The seed of some species in this genus contain a toxic amino acid that can cause a severe disease of the nervous system known as ‘lathyrism’ if they are eaten in large amounts although small quantities are said to be nutritious [65, 76]. Chickling Vetch, Red pea. Please note that all images are copyright of the author. This is only achievable with support from people like you.


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It can fix Nitrogen. Habitats Fields and cultivated places[89]. This page was last edited on 21 Marchat Your email address is only for internal communication. Right plant wrong place.

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A taxon is Near Threatened NT when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically EndangeredEndangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future. This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen.

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The IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria are intended to be an easily and widely understood system for classifying species at high risk of global extinction. Lathyrus cicera Plant List: The leaves are each made up of two leaflike linear leaflets 3 to 6 centimeters 1. Laathyrus caution is advised. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs.

Eastern Gorilla Critically Endangered, A4bcd ver 3. Species categorized as Extinct EX. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

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This will help to cover some expenses needed to maintain the website and its further development. A taxon is Vulnerable VU when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.