Lathyrus nivalis

Lathyrus nivalis

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Ascending-erect perennial, glabrous to sparsely pubescent. Stems wingless, 15-25 cm, arising directly from a woody stock. Median leaves pinnate, aristate; leaflets 2-4-paired, linear to linear-elliptic, 15-36 x 2-5 mm, 3-parallel-veined; stipules lanceolate to subulate, usually longer than the 2-5 mm petiole. Peduncle 2-4 x the leaves, closely 2-4-flowered. Flowers violet or lilac, 20-24 mm, wings and keel whitish. Calyx 6-8 mm; teeth unequal, the lowest lanceolate 2/3 to nearly as long as tube. Style linear, 4-5 mm, scarcely 0.5 mm broad. Legume oblong-linear, 30-35 x 6-7 mm, glabrous. Fl. 6-8. Rocky slopes and screes, usually on limestone, 2400-3200 m.
Endemic? Ir.-Tur. element. 
 
 
subsp. sahinii
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