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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lathyrus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lathyrus sulphureus A. Gray
Habit: Perennial herb, glabrous. Stem: angled or flanged, not winged. Leaf: stipules 1--2.5 cm, generally wide; leaflets 6--12, often alternate, 1.5--4 cm, elliptic to ovate; tendril branched, coiled. Inflorescence: 10--15-flowered, dense, generally 1-sided. Flower: calyx tube > lobes; corolla 11--14 mm, white-yellow to bronze-orange, drying tan or dark, appearing wide, blocky, banner reflexed above middle. Fruit: glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Foothill woodland to fir forest; Elevation: 600--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, SN; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
Synonyms: Lathyrus sulphureus var. argillaceus Jeps.
eFlora Treatment Author: Kelly Steele & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lathyrus splendens
Next taxon: Lathyrus tingitanus
Citation for this treatment: Kelly Steele & Duane Isely 2017. Lathyrus sulphureus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=30340, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.