Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Lathyrus pratensis L. - Meadow Vetchling
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Lathyrus pratensis
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Lathyrus pratensis
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(Map updated: March 2008)

A very common native scrambling perennial of hedgebanks and grassy places. Each leaf has a pair of leaflets and a terminal tendril which twines around other plants. The flower is yellow and of typical peaflower form.

All names: Lathyrus pratensis L.