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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lathyrus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lathyrus brownii Eastw.
Habit: Perennial herb, glabrous. Stem: angled or flanged, not winged. Leaf: stipules widely ovate-triangular, often toothed; leaflets 6--10, 1--5 cm, generally ovate or elliptic, occasionally lance-oblong; tendril generally branched, coiled, at least on some leaves. Inflorescence: 2--6-flowered. Flower: calyx lobes < tube, often finely ciliate; corolla generally 10--14 mm, blue-purple to +- pink, petals upcurved, banner to +- 90°, above other petals, keel +- = wings. Fruit: glabrous.
Ecology: Dry, open woodland, streambanks; Elevation: 1000--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, KR, CaR, n&c SN; Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
Synonyms: Lathyrus lanszwertii Kellogg var. brownii (Eastw.) Jeps.; Lathyrus pauciflorus Fernald subsp. brownii (Eastw.) Piper; Lathyrus pauciflorus var. brownii (Eastw) Piper
eFlora Treatment Author: Kelly Steele & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lathyrus biflorus
Next taxon: Lathyrus cicera
Citation for this treatment: Kelly Steele & Duane Isely 2016. Lathyrus brownii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=30314, accessed on February 13, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 13, 2016.