[Plant-education] Can someone tell me what sort of pea this is?
William E Williams
(by WEWilliams from smcm.edu)
Mon Mar 19 20:04:37 EST 2007
Looks like Vicia faba (fava bean) to me.
On Mar 19, 2007, at 5:13 PM, monique wrote:
> This plant has come up in a compost heap. This heap receives the
> leftover props from a college Economic Botany course, so it might
> be anything. The foliage looks very much like regular Pisum
> sativum (English pea) foliage, except that so far, there are no
> tendrils--and the plant is over a foot tall. The leaflets are thin
> but a little rubbery and glaucous. The flowers are about an inch
> long, white with maroon blotches on the wing petals. No fruit yet.
> M. Reed
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