Lathyrus ochrus   Pale Pea

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There are many plants in the Fabaceae family to be found in the Mediterranean countries but the very wide winged stems of Lathyrus ochrus help to distinguish it from all the others. The flowers of this annual are always pale yellow usually with faint purple veins. It is also known as Cyprus Vetch, Winged Vetchling, Yellow Pea, Gesse Ochre as well as Pale Pea.

Lathyrus ochrus

Lathyrus ochrus Pale Pea

Countryside en route to Bosco Quarto Forest, Gargano, Italy 20th April 2010

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Lathyrus ochrus

Countryside en route to Bosco Quarto Forest, Gargano, Italy 20th April 2010

Added on March 24th 2010

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