Lathyrus japonicus

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Beach Pea (Lathyrus japonicus): Sprawling perennial with purple pea flowers found above the tide line on many beaches

Collections in ARCTOS from throughout much of the region, but only one (georeferenced) collection from the southern portion, and none from the southern outer islands. (Collections appear to be infrequent through much of BC before becoming common again in coastal Washington and Oregon.)

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Other References

  • Muller: gen; sandy beaches, common: NW; sandy beaches
  • Hall 2010: "Along coast and on islands in much of Alaska; rare inland. Sandy beaches. Common."

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