Lathyrus articulatus

Joint podded pea                                                                                                Λάθυρος

Fabaceae - pea family                                                                                          Dicot.


Lathyrus articulatus, which closely resembles L. clymenum, is another little pea plant which can be found scrambling over other plants for support. Its name comes from the pods, which when mature have marked indentations between the peas.

1.3-1.8cm, 20-50cm, ,
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lathyrus from Greek name lathyros (λάθυρος) for the plant

articulatus from latin articulus = joint

Lathyrus cicera
Grass peaLathyrus_cicera.html
Lampranthus roseus
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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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