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Connecticut Plants
Marsh Vetchling (Marsh Pea)
Lathyrus palustris L.
  • Family: pea (Fabaceae)
  • Habitat: wet meadows and shores, swamps
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch long
  • Flower color: pink to purple
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Origin: native
Lathyrus palustris L.
Lathyrus palustris L.

Flowers of marsh vetchling, seen from above. Photographed in Newfoundland, Canada.