CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record lathyrus_palustris - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 22:47 ET b
Lathyrus palustris
common namemarsh pea
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (12):
Fort Ross (519C) 3812352, Stewarts Point (520B) 3812364, Eureka Hill (537A) 3812385, Gualala (537D) 3812375, Mendocino (569D) 3912337, Shelter Cove (618D) 4012411, Eureka (672C) 4012472, Rodgers Peak (689A) 4112421, Trinidad (689C) 4112412, Sister Rocks (723B) 4112462, Smith River (740B) 4112482, Crescent City (740C) 4112472
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Sonoma (SON), Alaska (AK), Conneticut (CT), District of Columbia (DC), Delaware (DE), Georgia (GA), Iowa (IA), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Kentucky (KY), Louisiana (LA), Massachusetts (MA), Maryland (MD), Maine (ME), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Missouri (MO), North Carolina (NC), North Dakota (ND), Nebraska (NE), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY), Ohio (OH), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), South Dakota (SD), Tennesee (TN), Texas (TX), Virginia (VA), Vermont (VT), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), West Virginia (WV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Bogs and fens (BgFns)
•Coastal prairie (CoPrr)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)
•North Coast coniferous forest (NCFrs)/mesic
blooming period Mar-Aug  
elevation range1 - 100 meters
See University of Washington Publications in Botany 15:13 (1952) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameLathyrus palustris L.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  LAPA4 Element Code  PDFAB250P0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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