Taxon: Lathyrus sylvestris L.

 
Genus: Lathyrus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 21619
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:733. 1753
Name Verified on: 18-Feb-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Feb-2015
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 57 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • flat peavine  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • flat-pea  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • narrow-leaf everlasting-pea  (Source: F BritStace) - English
  • gesse sauvage  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Waldplatterbse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • chícharo-selvagem  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • cicércula silvestre  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • guija silvestre  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • backvial  (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

References:

  • Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:33.
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. 1952. A revision of the North American species of Lathyrus Univ. Wash. Publ. Biol. 15:11.
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. 1931-1941 (L Maroc)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. 1959 (Mansfeld)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. 1984-1986 (L Spain)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Lathyrus sylvestris L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image