Lathyrus setifolia

Narrow leaved vetchling                                                                              Λάθυρος


Fabaceae - pea family                                                                                          Dicot.


One of many little pea plants which can be found scrambling through the lush green vegetation of springtime in Skopelos, the red pea plant, Lathyrus setifolia, is very similar to L. cicera, but a more dusky red and with leaves which are longer and narrower and pea pods which are shorter and broader. The small peas can be eaten in small amounts but beware, they can cause poisoning if taken in larger quantities. over a period of time

1.5-2cm,   20-100cm,,
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Lathyrus clymenum
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Great care is needed when identifying wild foods.

Peas of the Lathyrus genus are edible but take care. 
see Lathyrism
bellow Lathyrus clymenum

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