Taxon profile


Marsh Pea
Lathyrus palustris L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fabales »  family Fabaceae - Legumes »  genus Lathyrus - pea

Scientific synonyms

Lathyrus myrtifolius Muhl. ex Willd.
Lathyrus palustris subsp. pilosus (Cham.) Hultén
Lathyrus palustris var. linearifolius Ser.
Lathyrus palustris var. macranthus (White) Fern.
Lathyrus palustris var. meridionalis Butters & St. John
Lathyrus palustris var. myrtifolius (Muhl. ex Willd.) Gray
Lathyrus palustris var. pilosus (Cham.) Ledeb.
Lathyrus palustris var. retusus Fern. & St. John
Orobus myrtifolius (Muhl. ex Willd.) A. Hall

Other names

= Marsh Vetchling
= Sumpf Platterbse

Least Concern


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Lathyrus palustris L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Lathyrus palustris L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Lathyrus palustris]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Lathyrus palustris L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Lathyrus palustris L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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