Definition of Lathyrus japonicus
1. Noun. Wild pea of seashores of north temperate zone having tough roots and purple flowers and useful as a sand binder.
Group relationships: Genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus
Generic synonyms: Wild Pea
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lathyrus Japonicus
Literary usage of Lathyrus japonicus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Lathyrus japonicus Willd. var. glaber (Ser.) Fern. Beach peavine Herbaceous perennial Sandy or gravelly shores, sand plains and dunes. ..."