West Highland Flora

Meadow Vetchling


Lathyrus pratensis

 

Lathyrus pratensis

Photo Carl Farmer
30 Sep 2001 Portree, Skye

Common on roadsides and among ungrazed vegetation, a climbing plant.

Flowers c 16 mm long.  Leaflets 1-3 cm

ID: Yellow flowers and tendrils on the leaves.  If not flowering, id'd by: only two leaflets per leaf and tendrils on the leaves.

Other features: Large arrow-shaped stipules about as long as the leaflets.  Leaflets narrow, parallel-veined.  Flowers in groups of 5-12 on a long stalk.

 

  Lathyrus pratensis

Photo Carl Farmer
23 Sep 2001 Suardal, Skye

 
     
     
     
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