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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pisum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pisum sativum L.
Habit: Often climbing. Leaf: stipule margins toothed or wavy; leaflets 2--4 cm, ovate or elliptic. Flower: 10--25 mm, white, pink to purple, or both. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoRO, GV, SCoRO, SCo, PR, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: to eastern United States; native to Mediterranean, western Asia. Flowering Time: Feb--May Note: Cult in temperate worldwide.
Synonyms: Pisum sativum var. arvense (L.) Poir.
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pisum
Next taxon: Prosopis
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Duane Isely 2016. Pisum sativum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38418, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.