Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Tracheophyta > Subdivision Spermatophytina > Class Magnoliopsida > Superorder Rosanae > Order Fabales > Family Fabaceae > Tribe Vicieae > Genus Lathyrus

Lathyrus palustris L.

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LathyrusL.accepted genus name

Species group names

Lathyrus incurvus Rchb. synonym
Lathyrus macranthus (T. G. White) Rydb. synonym
Lathyrus myrtifolius Willd. synonym
Lathyrus occidentalis Torr. & A. Gray synonym
Lathyrus palustris var. linearifolius Ser. synonym
Lathyrus palustris var. macranthus (T. G. White) Fernald synonym
Lathyrus palustris var. myrtifolius (Willd.) A. Gray synonym
Lathyrus palustris var. pilosus (Cham.) Ledeb. synonym
Lathyrus palustris var. retusus Fernald & St. John synonym
Lathyrus pilosus Cham. synonym
Orobus myrtifolius Alef. synonym
Orobus myrtifolius (Willd.) Hall synonym
Lathyrus paluster auct. misapplied name


Lathyrus palustris L. subsp. palustris
Lathyrus palustris subsp. nudicaulis (Willk.) P. W. Ball
Lathyrus palustris subsp. pilosus (Cham.) Hultén

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bulgarian: Блатно секирче sources: Bulgarian PESI focal point
 English: Marsh Pea; Marsh Vetchling sources: Cheffings, C. - New Plt. Status Lists For G. B. BSBI News 95: 36-43. 2004.;Ross-Craig, S. - Drawings Of British Plants Part VII. Reprinted 1979, Vol 3. 1954.
 French: Gesse Des Marais sources: Bonnier G. & Layens G. - Flore Complete Portative de la France de la Suisse Et... 1970.
 German: Sumpf-Platterbse sources: Rothmaler W. & al. - Exkursionsflora Fur Die Gebiete Der DDR Und Der BRD. Bd. 2. 1988.
 Russian: China Bolotnaya


nomenclatural reference

L., Sp. Pl. 1753.




ILDIS World Database of Legumes 2010. (copyright © ILDIS). Lathyrus palustris L.. Accessed through: Euro+Med PlantBase at http://ww2.bgbm.org/euroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?UUID=40C6AE4F-233A-451C-9BB8-8713BF03604B




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annex IV EU Habitat Directive Annex IV: Species of community interest in need of strict protection.

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