Lathyrus palustris subsp. pilosus (Cham.) Hult.
FamilyLeguminosae — APG family: Fabaceae
SynonymsLathyrus palustris var. pilosus (Cham.) Ledeb., Lathyrus pilosus Cham.
Common namevetchling
DescriptionPubescent; rhizome slender; leaves with 2-3 pairs of linear, rarely ovate, leaflets, branched tendrils, and wingless petioles; stem winged; inflorescence equal to or overtopping the subtending leaves; upper calyx teeth broadly triangular, shorter than the lanceolate lower teeth; flowers bluish-violet.
EcologyWet meadows. L. palustris described from Europe.
Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of other subspecies.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.