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Family name change from Papilionaceae 05/01/2021 AT (POWO)


The seed contains a toxin that is easily extractable in cold water or alcohol and causes symptoms including reproductive failure and degenerative arthritis.
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Geographical distribution

  • Europe, Southeastern Europe

Lathyrus odoratus L. 'Spencer Mix'

Genus: Lathyrus
Species: odoratus L.
Cultivar: 'Spencer Mix'
Common names: Sweet Pea 'Spencer Mix'
Distribution summary: Italy
Habit: Annual
Hardiness: H4 - Hardy; average winter
Garden status: Not currently grown
Reason for growing: Toxic

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