Sweet Pea


Name: Sweet Pea

Scientific name: Lathyrus inconspicuus

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Violet

Habitat: Cultivated Areas

Size: 10 - 35 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Feb–Mar. status: Introduced. Rare. First record: SW Qatar, March 2007 (S. Aspinall). Not in other Gulf Floras. habitat & distribution: A weed of crops such as chick-pea, so the record may refer to a plant that had escaped from a cultivated area. Not recorded elsewhere in the Gulf and possibly not from the Arabian Peninsula, but known from the Mediteranean region.

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