Lathyrus odoratus

Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
SpeciesLathyrus odoratus L.
Common NameBunte Wicke, China Dushistaya, Chyna Pakhuchaya, Duftende Platterbse, Duftwicke, Dushistyi Goroshek, Ervilha De Cheiro, Etirli Kululche, Frijol De Olor, Gartenwicke, Gesse Odorante, Groszek Pachnacy, Guisante De Olor, Kvapusis Pelezirnis, Laats, Linte Odorate, Luktart, Orastica Mirositoare, Pakhuchy Garoshak, Pisello Odoroso, Pois de Senteur, Pois Fleur, Puku Zirnisi, Singele Voiniculi, Smarzigas Destina, Sweet Pea, sweetpea, Tuoksuherne
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Calloway (KY), Jefferson (KY), Oldham (KY), Carter (TN), Hamilton (TN), Putnam (TN), Weakley (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, ETSU, HTTU, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0099119 Jefferson Kentucky
Lathyrus odoratus
APSC0099121 Jefferson Kentucky
Lathyrus odoratus
HTTU004369 Hamilton Tennessee
Lathyrus odoratus
HTTU004370 Calloway Kentucky
Lathyrus odoratus
ETSU008367 Carter Tennessee
Lathyrus odoratus
APSC0099120 Jefferson Kentucky
Lathyrus odoratus
APSC0099122 Jefferson Kentucky
Lathyrus odoratus
APSC0099118 Oldham Kentucky
Lathyrus odoratus
HTTU004366 Putnam Tennessee
Lathyrus odoratus
HTTU004367 Calloway Kentucky
Lathyrus odoratus
UTM00603 Weakley Tennessee
Lathyrus odoratus
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