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.

Exact synonyms: Beach Pea, Lathyrus Maritimus, Sea Pea
Group relationships: Genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus
Generic synonyms: Wild Pea

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lathyrus Japonicus

Latarget's vein
Late Egyptian
Late Greek
Late Latin
Late Middle Ages
Late antiquity
Lateran Council
Lateran Palace
Lateran Treaty
Lathyrus hirsutus
Lathyrus japonicus (current term)
Lathyrus latifolius
Lathyrus maritimus
Lathyrus niger
Lathyrus nissolia
Lathyrus odoratus
Lathyrus palustris
Lathyrus pratensis
Lathyrus sativus
Lathyrus splendens
Lathyrus sylvestris
Lathyrus tuberosus
Lathyrus vernus

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. ..."

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