Peas

This is a genus with 160 species found mostly in the temperate zones of Europe, North America, Asia, East Africa and South America. The genus name is from the Greek, thouros which means "something exciting" referring to the belief that it had medicinal powers.

 

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Lathyrus odoratus Sweet Pea
L. sativus Grasspea
L. vernus Spring Pea
   
   
   

 

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