Lathyrus aphaca   Yellow Vetchling

Lathyrus aphaca whole Lathyrus aphaca close

Much paler yello than the rare plant found in the south of the British Isles, this was a scrambling roadside weed in western Crete. The oval bracts help to identify this among many peas plants found in the Mediterranean countries.

Roadside near Ano Stallos, Crete 6th April 2007

Added on March 23rd 2010

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