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Marsh Vetchling (Marsh Pea)
Lathyrus palustris

• 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

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Lathyrus palustris
Lathyrus palustris
Flowers of marsh vetchling, seen from above.

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.