from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of leguminous plants of the tribe Vicieæ, or vetch family, agreeing in the structure of the flowers with Pisum, the true pea, except that its style is not grooved on the back. See
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- noun genus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America: vetchling; wild pea
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As he continued tryin to tie the not, the delicate, green tendrils continued creeping toward the unsuspekting Maus… because, indeed, they are the tendrils frum the dangereus lathyrus odoratus x maisouikudzu…
*They are the tendrils from the dangereus lathyrus odoratus x maisouikudzu*
February 29, 2008 at 8:50 am so, i see you escaped the creeping tendrils of the lathyrus odoratus x maisouikudzu ?
As fodder plants, two species were recognized up to now: lathyrus (Lathyrus sativus) and clover (Medicago sp.).
In the hot silence of the broken walls the saxifrage cup was as redolent of Rome as the glass urn that was found buried there; the lathyrus leaves, like spears and swords among the scarlet banners of the poppies, recalled the glory of cohort and legion.
Or an armourer, looking idly at the lathyrus stipules, may have gained from them the idea for a new kind of spear.
Among the second are these: Medicago lupulina, or nonesuch; Trifolium repens, or white clover; Lathyrus pratensis, or meadow lathyrus; Capsella bursa pastoris, or shepherd's purse; Vicia peregrina, or broad-podded vetch; Convolvulus arvensis, or small bindweed; Pterotheca nemausensis, a sort of hawkweed; and Poa pratensis, or smooth-stalked meadow-grass.
Amorpha canescens (_lead plant_) continued the characteristic plant of the country, and a narrow-leaved _lathyrus_ occurred during the morning, in beautiful patches.
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_Lathyrus sylvestris_, narrow-leaved, or wild lathyrus -- in the bushes at the foot of the Short Lith, near the path.
Sweet peas lathyrus odoratus growing on plant support Daffodil: smile please Photo: MARIANNE MAJERUS