Definition of Lathyrus vernus
1. Noun. Bushy European perennial having nodding racemose violet-blue flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus
Generic synonyms: Vetchling
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lathyrus Vernus
Literary usage of Lathyrus vernus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"Orobus (or Lathyrus) vernus, our own native, is as beautiful as any —blue and pink and green, all on one plant; then there are varieties—white, ..."
2. The Garden Month by Month: Describing the Appearance, Color, Dates of Bloom by Mabel Cabot Sedgwick, Robert Cameron (1907)
"... Canadensis, vulgaris, and lathyrus vernus many others Arabis albida Armeria marítima Aster alpinus Aubretia deltoidea Phlox subulata ..."
3. My Garden by Louise Beebe Wilder (1916)
"... lathyrus vernus var. alba, Omphalodes verna, var. alba, white Iceland Poppies, Phlox subulata vars. Nelsoni and alba, Bloodroot, white Trilliums, ..."