Lathyrus venosus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusLathyrus
Species:Lathyrus venosus Muhl. ex Willd.
Common NameVeiny Pea
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: vine - forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 10; Leaflet Number: 11; Leaflet Number: 12; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Type: Legume; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S2S3] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • 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

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Lathyrus oreophilus Lathyrus oreophilus Wooton & Standl.
Lathyrus rollandii Lathyrus rollandii
Lathyrus venosus subsp. arkansanus Lathyrus venosus subsp. arkansanus (Fassett) C.L.Hitchc.
Lathyrus venosus var. arkansanus Lathyrus venosus var. arkansanus Fassett
Lathyrus venosus var. intonsus Lathyrus venosus var. intonsus Butters & H.St.John
Lathyrus venosus var. meridionalis Lathyrus venosus var. meridionalis Butters & H.St.John

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: Bell (KY), Estill (KY), Floyd (KY), McCreary (KY), Carter (TN), Greene (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1983 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100428661 McCreary Kentucky Rob Jacobs
EKY
Lathyrus venosus
31234100428760 Estill Kentucky Julian Campbell
EKY
Lathyrus venosus
BEREA013656 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Lathyrus venosus
N/A Carter Tennessee 12 Apr 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lathyrus venosus
ETSU005661 Unicoi Tennessee 16 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lathyrus venosus
TENN-V-0131845 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0083591 Floyd Kentucky 04 Jun 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0070577 Floyd Kentucky 10 May 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0083590 Estill Kentucky 11 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0083592 Floyd Kentucky 04 Jun 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0087024 Estill Kentucky 04 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0083589 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0083588 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0102361 Estill Kentucky
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
HTTU004372 Tennessee
HTTU
Lathyrus venosus
ETSU016927 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Lathyrus venosus
31234100428752 Bell Kentucky Max E. Medley
EKY
Lathyrus venosus
TENN-V-0131846 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Lathyrus venosus
TENN-V-0132050 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Lathyrus venosus
APSC0085511 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Lathyrus venosus
UCHT035370 Rhea Tennessee
UCHT
Lathyrus venosus
ETSU016928 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Lathyrus venosus
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Plant Photos

Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes
Lathyrus venosus - Dwayne Estes