West Highland Flora

Heath Pea


Lathyrus linifolius

Former name: Lathyrus montanus.  Other English name: Bitter Vetchling

Lathyrus linifolius

Photo Carl Farmer
30 Sep 2001 Scorrybreac, Skye

Frequent on grassy and rocky slopes, woodland edges, roadsides and heathery ground.

Flowers c 12 mm long.

ID: Leaves end in point, not tendril.

Other features: Leaflets 2-4 pairs, at least 3 x as long as broad and sometimes much narrower.

 

  Lathyrus linifolius

Photo Carl Farmer
30 Sep 2001 Scorrybreac, Skye

 
     
     
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