Irish wildflowers





Broad-leaved Everlasting Pea
Lathyrus latifolius
Family: Fabaceae

Flowering time: June-September. Perennial. Garden escape.

Long-stalked pink or pink-purple flowers. Occasionally white.
Paired linear-elliptical leaves, prominent veins. Branched tendrils.
Hairy/hairless winged stems. Clambering/sprawling growth habit.
Height: To 2m+.

Occasionally recorded as a garden escape or discard. Waste ground, scrub, embankments. Introduced.
     
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