Patagonia Wildflowers
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Cape Horn pea
Lathyrus magellanicus
Lathyrus magellanicus
Cape Horn pea Pea Family
Lathyrus magellanicus Fabaceae
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English common name
  •Cape Horn pea
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Lathyrus magellanicus Lam.
rules for finding collection records
  •Lathyrus magellanicus (219)
  •Lathyrus hookeri (12)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Leslie Landrum, SEINet
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.7 to 0.9 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of August thru 2nd week of March

How Likely at this Location (36%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Instituto Darwinion (17) (5)
Alpine Garden Soc.
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base