Lathyrus Pratensis

Spotted by Volunteer Camilla. First logged 30/06/20

Lathyrus Pratensis, common name – Meadow vetch.

Family Legume

Status Commonly Widespread

Details Lathyrus pratensis is also a host plant for ovipositioning of the wood white butterfly. A scrambling plant, Meadow vetchling has yellow flowers. It is a member of the pea family and can be seen on rough grassland, waste ground and roadside verges. It is distinguishable as a vetch by it’s curling tendrils.

Meadow Vetchling

Ten Acres Habitation

Spotted midway through Ten Acres on the grassy park side of the river rea.


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